May 5, 2021: The Lynchburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating after a single vehicle crash involving a light pole early this morning.
On May 5, 2021, at 3:56 a.m., officers responded to the 6300-block of Pawnee Drive for a report of a car that had crashed into a pole. The driver fled the scene. The passenger was treated for injuries on scene and released. The incident caused a power outage in the area.
The crash is still under investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Officer Gauthier at (434) 941-0676.