Car crashes into utility pole, Boardman police charge driver with DUI

A witness said the car was speeding through a residential area on Sierra Madre Trail, driving in and out of people's yards

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BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – A car wrecked through a utility pole Saturday morning in Boardman — now the driver is under arrest.

A witness said the car was speeding through a residential area on Sierra Madre Trail, off Glenwood Avenue.

The car was reportedly driving in and out of people’s yards. After the crash, the driver got out of his car and tried to run away.

Boardman Police Chief Jack Nichols said the driver is charged with driving under the influence.

Police do not yet know how extensive the damage is.

Less than 20 people were without power for hours.