(1-20-23) Van Wert County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash on Hoaglin Center Road in Ridge Township.

A 2014 Chevrolet Traverse operated by a juvenile was north bound on Hoaglin Center Road at around 8:45pm on Wednesday (01-18-2023).

The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway causing damage to the front right of the unit. The vehicle continued and came back onto the roadway and then went off the left side of the roadway and struck an AEP utility pole with the left rear tire area of the vehicle. The vehicle was pulled into the yard of 7765 Hoaglin Center Road. and the driver left the scene not reporting the crash.

On Thursday (01-19-2023) the owner of the house called about the vehicle and to see if the crash had been reported.

The vehicle was towed by 2A’s Auto.