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Driver flees from traffic stop, hits light pole, other vehicle

Columbus police say a driver fled from a Sunday traffic stop, hitting a light pole and another vehicle before he was caught.

Marco Morgan, 26, is charged with having excessive tint, obstruction of an officer, striking a fixed object and possession of marijuana, reports state.

According to police, Morgan was driving a 1996 Ford Crown Victoria when he was stopped about 10 a.m. Sunday near Victory Drive and 30th Avenue. Morgan sped away from police, hitting another vehicle and a light pole. He then ran from officers, leading them through a cemetery before he was caught.

Once in custody, Morgan was found with $140 worth of marijuana, reports state.

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