Man arrested after running from crashed car on N. Portage Path in Akron

AKRON, Ohio - Akron police arrested a driver after he crashed into a pole and then ran from the scene.

According to police, the man was heading north on North Portage Path when he drove up on a sidewalk and crashed into a pole near Hereford Drive.

The man then ran from the crash but was located a short time later by police hiding in an apartment building.

The man suffered a head injury and was taken to a nearby hospital.

Police said that once released form the hospital the man would be taken to jail.

Alcohol is suspected as a contributing factor in the crash, according to police.

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