Police in the Philadelphia suburbs asked for the public’s help to track down a driver who took out “an expensive piece of equipment” intended to keep speeds down near a school.
The incident played out at 7:42 a.m. Monday outside Wyncote Elementary School on Rices Mill Road in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, Cheltenham Township Police posted to Facebook.
The silver four-door sedan kept going after striking a speed message/trailer – a device that let’s drivers know how fast they are going – leaving the trailer flipped over in the street and leaving pieces of the car’s headlight on the street, said police.
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Surveillance video from the school shows several other cars in the area at the time of the crash. None of the drivers stopped nor reported the incident, said police. Instead, a township employee noticed the damaged machine about two hours later.
“This is an expensive piece of equipment that is now useless,” said police.
Investigators released a photo from moments before the collision in hopes of tracking down the driver who should have sustained damage to their front-right headlight. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cheltenham Police.