Man Arrested After Hit and Run Accident in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - One man is under arrest following a hit and run accident.

Police tell NewsWest 9, a man was driving northbound on University when he hit a telephone pole in front of Crescent Park Baptist Church on Saturday afternoon.

He took off but police caught up with him quickly.

He's been charged with driving with a suspended license and evading arrest.

His name has not been released.

Police had one lane of traffic blocked off for a while so crews could fix the telephone pole.