Motorist hits pole in central Greenwich, runs off

September 20, 2018

GREENWICH — A motorist struck a utility pole on Brookside Drive early Thursday morning, knocking out power to the neighborhood in central Greenwich, and then ran off, according to police.

Police said they are pursuing the driver of the Audi sedan, which ran into the pole around 3:15 a.m.

“A car took out the pole, and the driver was seen fleeing the area,” said police Lt. John Slusarz. “It’s under investigation. If we identify, he’ll be arrested for the motor-vehicle charges.”

Power was restored to the area later in the morning.

A description of the motorist was unavailable.

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