Crash closes Poplar Avenue near Lafayette Street - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Crash closes Poplar Avenue near Lafayette Street

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Poplar Avenue is shut down near the Memphis Public Library Friday afternoon.

According to WMC Action News 5 crews on the scene, traffic is closed in both directions on Poplar near Lafayette Street.  Cars are being rerouted through the library parking lot.

According to police, a car crashed into a pole on Poplar, knocking the pole down. Three children and two adults were in the car.

Please avoid the area if possible as police work to clear the scene.  Click here for our traffic tracker.

Stay with WMCActionNews5.com for updates, including whether anyone involved in the crash was injured.

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