Longview hit and run driver caught

LONGVEIW, TX (KLTV) - Authorties have caught the driver responsible for a traffic accident that happened in Longview Tuesday morning.

Leonard White Jr. turned himself in to Longview PD Traffic Investigators around 11:00 a.m. and was arrested for failing to stop and give information, failing to have insurance on the vehicle he was driving and for an outstanding parole violation warrant issued in Panola County.

Around six this morning, a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero hit a power pole on McCann Road knocking out power to parts of Longview. The driver, White then took off on foot.

White is currently being booked into the Gregg County Jail.