A car struck a pole, flipped over and landed in a fountain at the newly redeveloped Preston Gardens park in downtown Baltimore on Monday evening, Baltimore police said.
The white BMW “became airborne” after hitting a pole at about 6:50 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of St. Paul St., Baltimore police Detective Nicole Monroe saidTuesday morning. A railing was damaged in the accident, said Michael Evitts, a spokesperson for Downtown Partnership. which helped fund the park’s recent renovations.
A male driver left the scene after the accident, and the 2005 vehicle was towed, police said. Police searched nearby hospitals and could not find the driver.