Semi crash takes out power lines in Columbia


An early morning crash left many people living in Columbia without power Thursday.

The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. on Nashville Highway near Harlan Road. 

Columbia police told News 2 the driver of a semi and a female passenger were traveling northbound when they lost control near Lookout Drive, flipping over and knocking over multiple power poles.

The driver walked away without injuries while the female passenger was transported to the hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The roadway reopened to traffic just after 7 a.m. 

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