Driver crashes into utility pole, fence in Overbrook

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Philadelphia police are searching for a driver who fled after leaving a path of destruction in the Overbrook section.

It all happened near the intersection of 64th and Jefferson streets at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the driver of an SUV lost control and struck a utility pole.

The force of the crash snapped the pole in half and brought down wires.

The SUV then ran through a fence and stopped against a home. The driver ran off.

A passenger in the SUV was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with minor injuries.

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