Truck slams into utlity pole and winds up in rollover

Driver caught trying to run from wreck

Published On: Dec 01 2012 09:56:55 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 01 2012 10:10:26 AM CST
Truck Vs. Pole Pic

Police caught a driver trying to run from the scene after he crashed into a power pole and rolled his truck.

It happened at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at South San Marcos and South Laredo.

Witnesses told police they saw the truck speeding down the road.

When the driver hit the railroad tracks he lost control. 

He ended up slamming into a utility pole then rolling over several times.

Police say the driver and his passenger took off on foot, but the driver didn't get far.

They caught up with that driver.  He was taken to the hospital to be examined.

No word on the charges he is facing. 

Police say they did find beer cans in that truck.