Parker A. Holmes, 21, of Sunset Hill Road, Redding, was charged on a warrant last Friday in connection with a one-car accident Oct. 11.

According to police, the Jeep Wrangler that Holmes was driving around 11:42 p.m. that night hit a telephone pole on Burroughs Road. Witnesses told police the driver, later identified as Holmes, got out of the Jeep and ran away. The Jeep had heavy front-end damage, police said.

He later turned himself in at police headquarters and was charged with evading responsibility, failure to drive right and driving while distracted. Holmes was released on a promise to appear Nov. 26 in Bridgeport Superior Court.