Hit-and-Run Crash Results in Power Outage


JESSUP — Police are investigating a crash in Lackawanna County after authorities say a driver hit at least two vehicles and then took off.

According to police, the crash happened along Constitution Avenue in Jessup Sunday afternoon.

After hitting the vehicles, the driver allegedly left the scene and hit a utility pole which resulted in power lines coming down. Several homes in the area were without power for several hours.

The car got tangled up in those power lines and the utility pole was damaged.

There is no word if that driver will be facing charges.

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