Knightdale driver hits pole, keeps on driving, police say

The location of the crash where the driver ended up in Knightdale on Saturday. Photo by Lauren Haviland/WNCN

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (WNCN) — A driver was arrested in Knightdale after his car crashed into a light pole and then he kept driving on Saturday afternoon in Knightdale, police said.

The incident happened just after 4:30 p.m. when a driver hit a utility pole at the corner of Knightdale Boulevard and Widewaters Parkway, according to Knightdale Police.

The driver kept driving and eventually stopped off the road near woods at Newport Common Drive and Village Park Drive, police said.

The driver told police he can’t remember what happened after turning on Village Park Drive.

He was given some sobriety tests, but did not pass, police said.

The driver was then detained. No one was hurt.

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