Driver slams into pole, flees scene

April 7, 2008 9:16:06 AM PDT
Investigators believe two men who crashed into a wooden electric pole and split it in half were both drunk. Police say around 11:30pm the men were traveling northbound on the Hardy Toll Road near Gulf Bank when they lost control of their truck and slammed into the pole head on.

Fortunately, the power did not go out. The driver ran away and left the passenger behind. A power crew was called out to secure the pole.

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