Kalamazoo, MI:On November 27, 2016 at about 4:24am Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety began checking the area of S Westnedge and W Michigan after an officer in the area heard a collision. The accident was located at that intersection involving two vehicles and a light pole. The light pole was severed off at the base with a power line lying across S Westnedge. The at-fault driver fled the scene on foot and has not yet been located at the time of this release.
S Westnedge was closed from W Michigan to Academy until Consumers Energy could respond to remove the power line from the roadway.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100.
By authority of: Sgt. VanderKlok
Date: November 27, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy., Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Vernon Coakley, Operations Division, 337-8142