Police are now investigating after an Uber driver ran off the road near the Lee Harrison Shopping Center, crashing into some street signs and knocking down a light pole.
The crash happened this morning on Lee Highway in Yorktown, near its intersection on N. Harrison Street.
It appears as if the driver of a hatchback, complete with an Uber sticker, lost control of the vehicle and drove down the sidewalk near the shopping center. The driver managed to knock down several street signs and a light pole, which fell into the street, before colliding with another utility pole.
Arlington Police and firefighters are currently on the scene evaluating the driver for injuries and administering a field sobriety test.
They’ve closed the westbound lane of Lee Highway as the investigation continues.