Driver fleeing police crashes into power pole

ARRESTED: Richard Luck (Coos County Sheriff's Office booking photo)

COOS BAY, Ore. -- A man attempting to run from police crashed into a power pole Saturday in Coos Bay, disrupting power for several residents.

Police say Richard Luck drove away when an officer tried to stop him Saturday morning in the Motel 6 parking lot.

They say Luck made it about five blocks before crashing into a pole on N. 8th and fleeing the scene.

Luck was eventually arrested and taken to the Coos County Jail.

He faces several charges including reckless driving and parole violation.

As a result of the crash, the power pole had to be replaced.

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