VIDEO: Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies and Idaho Falls Fire responded to a vehicle accident last Friday evening just before 7 p.m. on N. 5th W. near 97th N.
It was reported the vehicle involved was on fire and the driver, an adult male, fled from the scene.
When emergency personnel arrived, the vehicle was fully engulfed and hanging over the guardrail of a canal bridge. Fire personnel quickly put the fire out and bystanders pointed deputies to the direction where the driver had fled on foot.
Deputies located the male, later identified as Christopher T. Reynolds, approximately ¾ of a mile away attempting to hide in the grass on the canal bank and took him into custody.