HANCOCK CO., Ind. (WISH) - Police in Hancock County are searching for a man who fled after crashing his car into a utility pole early Thursday morning.
Around 3:30 a.m. the Hancock County Sheriffs Department received a call reporting a vehicle left the road, flipped and crashed into a utility pole on County Road 525 West just north of U.S. 40.
Power lines were also knocked down cutting power to about 10 homes in the area.
When officers arrived, they found three teenage girls in the vehicle with minor injuries.
They told the officers the driver had taken off on foot.
Police say the driver has an outstanding felony warrant and they began searching nearby cornfields.
The suspect is described as a white male, 20 years old, wearing jean shorts that go down to his knees and a black tank top with a blue logo on it.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Hancock Sheriffs Department at 477-1144.
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