Person Arrested After Hitting Delivery Driver, Telephone Pole in Plainville: Police

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Police said they've taken a person into custody after they allegedly hit a delivery driver and telephone pole in Plainville.

The individual is accused of fleeing the scene of the crashes, which happened in the area of Woodford Avenue, according to officials.

A car crossed over into the opposite lane and up onto a walkway in between a beer truck and a café. The car hit the beer truck driver, who was making a delivery at the time, police said.

Authorities said the delivery driver was taken to the hospital for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver left the scene and ultimately struck and snapped a telephone pole, officials said. They then got out and fled on foot.

Police found the 42-year-old suspect hiding in a nearby apartment of someone that he knew. They arrested him at the apartment.

The suspect is facing several charges, including reckless driving, reckless endangerment, evading responsibility with serious injury, criminal trespass, as well as multiple drug charges.

A second person who was not in the car with the suspect, was charged with criminal trespass and interfering with officers, according to police.

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