Driver Knocks Down Utility Pole, Leaves Scene

Published 02/02 2014 11:30PM

Updated 02/02 2014 11:35PM

Abilene police are looking for the driver of a vehicle responsible for hitting a utility pole and leaving the scene Sunday morning.

The incident happened around 5 a.m. when a car slid on the ice and hit a power pole at South Willis & Russell Avenue, police said. The driver reportedly left the scene on foot before police could arrive.

The pole was heavily damaged but police say they didn't receive any reports of power outages.

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