Vehicle strikes utility pole, catches fire in Ozaukee County, driver flees the scene

Fiery crash in Town of Grafton

OZAUKEE COUNTY — The Ozaukee County Sheriff’s is investigating a vehicle crash and fire that happened late Tuesday night, October 31st.

At approximately 11:54 p.m. the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle on fire as a result of striking a utility pole at Lake Shore Road and Pioneer Road in the Town of Grafton. The vehicle was severely damaged from the crash and fire.

The driver,  identified as 29-year-old Anthony Young of Port Washington, exited the vehicle and fled the scene.

Anyone with more information of this incident is requested to call the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office at (262) 284-7172.

The Mequon Police Department, Grafton Police Department, and the Grafton Fire Department assisted the Ozaukee County Sheriff’s Office.