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Driver hits utility pole, flees scene in Raleigh

Posted July 14, 2011 8:58 a.m. EDT
Updated July 14, 2011 9:19 a.m. EDT

— Part of South Saunders Street was blocked early Thursday after an overnight wreck.

Police said a driver hit a utility pole and ran from the scene. Officers quickly arrested the man. Authorities said he sustained non life-threatening injuries. His name was not released.

The lanes of South Saunders Street northbound between Pecan Road and Interstate 40 were closed for more than an hour.