Suspected drunk driver flees after plowing into light pole - KCTV5

Suspected drunk driver flees after plowing into light pole

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Kansas City police said the driver, who was possibly drunk, smashed into a light pole about 5:45 a.m. near Blue Parkway and Cleveland Avenue. Kansas City police said the driver, who was possibly drunk, smashed into a light pole about 5:45 a.m. near Blue Parkway and Cleveland Avenue.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Authorities are looking for a suspected drunk driver after he ran from the scene of a wreck early Monday morning.

Kansas City police said the driver smashed into a light pole about 5:45 a.m. near Blue Parkway and Cleveland Avenue.

The driver was trying to peel out, but the SUV was too badly damaged to drive off. He took off on foot heading west on Blue Parkway.

An officer chased after the man, but was unable to apprehend him.

No other drivers were injured.

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