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Driver hits utility pole, fence at Five Points

Posted March 24, 2011 5:27 a.m. EDT
Updated March 24, 2011 12:20 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police said that one westbound lane of Glenwood Avenue was closed after a hit-and-run wreck early Thursday.

Police said that a driver ran off the road and hit a fence and a utility pole in front of an ice cream store at Glenwood and Whitaker Mill Road around 2:15 a.m. The driver fled but was arrested about two miles away, north along Glenwood.

The utility pole was left hanging from its wires. The ice cream store was not damaged.

The lane closure on Glenwood lasted while utility crews made repairs.