Stolen Truck Crashes, Causes Power Outage

(BlackburnNews.com file photo)

Elgin County OPP are looking for a person who crashed a pickup truck causing a power outage in Malahide Township Sunday morning.

Police say around 3am, a 2004 grey Ford pickup truck was going south on Imperial Road when it crossed the centre line and hit a hydro pole in the opposite ditch. The driver then left the scene.

Later that day, the owner of the pickup truck reported that it had been stolen from his home sometime overnight.

Police are now searching for the person who stole the truck and fled the scene of the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP.