Wrong-way driver hits pole, cars in downtown crash

A wrong-way driver crashes into a light pole and a couple of parked cars in downtown Providence Thursday night.

The driver ran off and investigators said the car was stolen. The car came the wrong way up Exchange Terrace, slamming into a light pole near the skating rink.

The pole was knocked down and two other cars damaged.

Bystanders tracked down the driver who took off a second time. Police took one person into custody shortly after.