Canine unit tracks down man who took off after car hit light pole: Waterloo police
Waterloo Regional Police are crediting the force’s canine unit for tracking down a man who reportedly fled the scene of a collision in Kitchener on Tuesday.
Police say they were called to the scene of a single-vehicle collision at Fairway Crescent and Lackner Boulevard at around 10:15 a.m.
Police believe the car was travelling westbound on Fairway Crescent when the driver lost control and struck a light pole.
They say the driver fled the scene of the crash but was located nearby a short time later with the help of the canine unit.
A 19-year-old man is facing several charges, including possession of a stolen vehicle, failure to remain, driving while under suspension and dangerous driving.
© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.