Driver crashes into pole, flees scene

The search is on for the driver who ran from a crash in northwest Houston and left his injured passenger behind

May 26, 2011 9:29:00 AM PDT
The search is on for the driver who ran from a crash in northwest Houston and left his injured passenger behind.

Houston police say around 4:45am Thursday the driver lost control and slammed into an electric pole at Long Point and Ridgecrest. The driver took off running. His passenger was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

Police suspect alcohol was a factor, but won't know for sure until they find the driver.

The crash didn't cause any power outages.


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