Eagle: Bad place to crash into light pole
Eagle, CO Colorado
EAGLE, Colorado –Eagle Police were called to the Fifth Judicial District Attorney’s office July 22 when an employee saw a motorist slam into a light pole, causing damage.
When the officer arrived, he spoke with a probation officer who witnessed the incident. She noted that a blue truck backed into the pole and then left the scene.
Based on the witness’ statement, the officer dropped by a local business where he spotted a blue truck with new damage on its front end. The truck’s driver admitted hitting the pole, saying he just wasn’t paying attention. The driver said he did not report the incident because he needed to get to work.
The driver was issued a summons for leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage and careless driving.
The following excerpt was taken from Eagle County law enforcement officers and police reports.