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Shoplifter involved in crash

October 16, 2009 11:01:42 AM PDT
An alleged shoplifter didn't get far in Durham.Police say the man was leaving Rugged Warehouse on Westgate off Highway 15-501when he got into an accident at University and MLK.

Officers say they were checking on the car, but weren't chasing it, when the crash happened.

The suspect's car hit another vehicle head-on and then hit a light pole.

There was no immediate word on injuries.

Parts of University Drive were shut down while workers replaced the broken light pole.

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