18-Year-Old Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Pole In Radford

An 18-year-old from Radford is facing multiple charges, including DUI after crashing his vehicle into a utility pole Sunday night. 

Officials were called to the area of Walker and Ninth Street for a crashed around 10:22 Sunday evening. They found an unoccupied car and a downed utility pole. 

Maurice DaShawn Toney fled the area before police arrived.

Toney is being charged with DUI, driving on a suspended license, leaving hte scene of an accident, underage possession of alcohol, speeding, operation an uninsured vehicle, expired registration, and failure to wear a seat belt. 

He was held at New River Valley Regional Jail. 

The crash disrupted power to a large section of Radford. Crews are working to restore power. 

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