Police say truck hit pole and fled scene in Potsdam Tuesday
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 11:40 am

POTSDAM -- Potsdam Police are investigating an accident after a truck pulling a flatbed trailer allegedly smashed a pole at the intersection of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street.

Police say they received a report of a truck pulling a flatbed trailer, which struck a pole Tuesday afternoon.

The pole housed the walk light buttons on it at the corner of Sandstone Drive and Pine Street.

Police said the pole was bent over and one of the buttons was broken off.

The truck left the scene, but the person reporting the accident apparently obtained the license plate number.

Police said the investigation continues.