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Liberty Twp. chase ends in a crash
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) -- Deputies say a driver, who led them on a chase early Thursday, August 14, 2014 morning, ended up in the hospital after a crash.
The Butler County Sheriff's Office says deputies tried to pull over 30-year-old Austin Zehenni on Hamilton Mason Road for a traffic stop. They say he pulled over in his blue pickup truck, but took off when deputies got close to it.
Deputies say Zehenni lost control near Royale Drive and slammed into two utility poles. He was thrown from the pickup truck,
Emergency crews took Zehenni to the hospital with head and leg injuries. He is expected to survive.
Zehenni is charged with OVI, failure to control, a seatbelt violation and driving under child support suspension.
(Photo courtesy of the Butler County Sheriff's Department)