Driver flees scene after car crashes into hydro poles in Etobicoke: police

Click to play video: 'Driver flees scene after crash in Etobicoke'
Driver flees scene after crash in Etobicoke
Toronto Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after smashing a vehicle through hydro poles early this morning. Mark Carcasole reports – Nov 22, 2018

Toronto police are looking for the driver of a vehicle who fled the scene of a collision in Etobicoke early Thursday morning.

The crash happened around midnight near The Westway and Trehorne Drive just west of Royal York Road.

Police said the vehicle collided into two hydro poles and ended up flipped over on someone’s front lawn.

Authorities said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. No injuries were reported.

Toronto Hydro said up to 385 customers were left without electricity immediately following the collision.

Story continues below advertisement

Officials say the power has returned to the majority of residents in the area and crews continue to work on restoring power to the remaining customers.

Police have not released a description of the driver.

Sponsored content