Police search for driver who caused traffic jam on 45th Street

Pickup truck crashes into cement light pole, closing down the WB lanes of 45th Street. (WPEC)

Police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck who caused a massive traffic jam on 45th Street in West Palm Beach.

The driver crashed into a concrete pole at Village Boulevard, just after 7 a.m.

The pole fell into the road and dragged the traffic signal with it. The driver of the pickup truck took off before police arrived.

Police had to shut down the westbound lanes of 45th Street for hours. The lanes reopened just before 2 p.m.

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