Utica, NY (WIBX) - A Utica man is accused of striking a utility pole with his car and fleeing the scene of the accident. However, Utica police say they were able to locate the driver thanks to witnesses who saw him running from the crash site.

The man was located at his home on State Street. Following an investigation, which included a sobriety test, 48-year-old Wyatt Holmes was taken to jail and charged with the following:

  • 2 counts of DWI, Misdemeanors
  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle, a Misdemeanor
  • Traffic Summons, violations

Police say Wyatt's Blood Alcohol Content was .17-percent.