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Pensacola Police areinvestigating an incident that occurred early this morning after a recklessdriver fled from police, crashed the vehicle into a power pole and left thescene.The incident began around 12:05a.m. when Sgt. Erik Goss saw a reckless driver speeding westbound in the areaof Pace Boulevard and Gadsden Street. The driver refused to stop for Goss andwhen the suspect began running stop signs, Goss did not pursue him and reportedthe direction of travel over his police radio.Officer Patrick Kelly saw thesuspect’s vehicle near W and Gadsden streets and activated his blue lights asthe vehicle sped past him. Kelly deactivated his emergency lights and did notpursue the vehicle.The driver lost control of thevehicle while fleeing from officers, crashed into a power pole and a parkedtruck in the 3000 block of West Gadsden Street. The driver then fled the sceneon foot.The vehicle was a 2007 grayfour-door Honda Accord.Anyone having information on the incidentis asked to contact the Pensacola Police Department at 435 – 1900 or CrimeStoppers at 433 – STOP.