Suspected drunk driver crashes Jeep into swimming pool

Richard Mahaney (Source: Butler County Jail)
Richard Mahaney (Source: Butler County Jail)

Posted by Trina Edwards - email

MILFORD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Police have arrested a man for drunk driving after he crashed his Jeep into a backyard pool.

It happened just before midnight in the 4200 block of Hamilton-Richmond Road.

According to the Butler County Sheriff's Office, Richard Mahaney, 42, of Somerville was operating his Jeep northbound when he failed to negotiate a turn and traveled off the roadway, through a yard and into the pool, where his vehicle became complete submerged.

Maheney was able to get out of the Jeep and refused medical treatment. He was arrested for a DUI and taken to the Butler County Jail.

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