Police seek driver of van who crashed into hydro pole, fled scene

ALMA – Police suspect the driver of a van that struck a hydro pole here before fleeing the scene may have serious injuries.

Wellington County OPP officials stated police responded to a “serious” single-vehicle crash on Elora Street North (Wellington Road 7) in Alma at about 1:30am on Sept. 29.

Police say a red van had struck a pole and the driver fled the scene on foot.

“Emergency services responded but could not locate the driver,” police stated in a press release.

“It is possible that the driver had suffered injuries.

“The roadway has remained closed for the ongoing investigation and the whereabouts and identity of the driver is still unknown.”

Police are asking anyone with information about this collision to call OPP at 1-888-310-1122.