Man crashes into power pole in Glendale causing power outage

Posted at 12:50 PM, Nov 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-20 14:50:14-05

The Glendale Police Department have arrested a man after he took out power for a portion of residents.

Police say a man crashed into a power pole near 51st Avenue and Bethany Home Road around 5 a.m. Sunday causing a power outage in the surrounding area.

According to police, the driver fled on foot after crashing the vehicle. Officers were able to locate the man nearby and arrest him.

The man is being charged with hit and run and has been brought to the Glendale City Jail.

Bethany Home Road is open with lane restrictions and power is still down in the area.