St. Paul Police: Woman Drove 3/4 Mile with Light Pole on Car

Updated: 10/30/2013 8:30 PM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

Photo: KSTP-TV/Jeff Ganahl
Photo: KSTP-TV/Jeff Ganahl

St. Paul police say a woman hit a light pole and sign and drove nearly a mile with the pole on top of her car before stopping.

Police were called around 1:30 a.m. and spotted the car on the 300 block of Edmund Avenue. According to police, the woman hit the pole and sign on Rice Street and drove ¾ of a mile with the 15-foot pole on her car, hitting parked cars as she went.

Police say the driver fled the scene and has not yet been found.