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Driver who fled from collision with tree arrested by police

York Regional Police find, arrest suspect short distance away from Richmond Hill collision
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Supplied photo/York Regional Police

A driver who ran from the scene of a collision with a tree this morning was arrested a short distance away, York Regional Police reported on social media at 8:46 a.m.

The single-vehicle collision happened at Bathurst Street and Shaftsbury Avenue in Richmond Hill, York Police said.

The force had warned the public about 8:30 a.m. to expect a police presence in the area as it searched for the driver.

The investigation is ongoing.