Police investigate hit-and-run crash

Published 9:23 am Sunday, May 2, 2021

A hit-and-run accident knocked out power to about two dozen homes on Saturday evening.

The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. near the area of Crowdy Boulevard and Plummer Boulevard, according to a city press release. Crowdy Boulevard was closed for a period of time while repairs were under way. At least two dozen homes in the area were without power Saturday evening.

The hit and run involved a passenger vehicle and another vehicle that allegedly caused the accident, the press release stated. The passenger vehicle struck the power pole, and the other involved vehicle of unknown description then fled the scene. There were no injuries.


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