Driver crashes into pole in Watertown, flees the scene on foot

Watertown hit and run

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - A man crashed his car into a pole early Thursday afternoon in Watertown before fleeing the scene on foot.

Watertown City Police say the crash happened on Washington Street.

The car was badly damaged, but the pole remained intact.

Watertown Police found the suspect a short distance away from the scene.

Police said likely charges include leaving the scene of an accident, unsafe lane change, and impaired driving.

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