Police: Man left daughter in car while he fled from police after crash

Keith Prather (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Keith Prather (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A West End father is facing numerous charges after police say he was involved in an accident and left his young daughter at the scene while he ran from police.

Keith Prather, 31, is charged with obstructing official business, endangering children, spitting in a public place, driving under suspension, reckless driving, failure to maintain reasonable control and safety restraint violations. He is also facing charges for sale of a motor vehicle without a proper title.

According to court documents, Prather was driving erratically and crashed into a tree. He then left the scene, leaving his daughter in the back seat. He continued to run after police ordered him to stop, and when he was in the back of the cruiser, he spit on the sidewalk.

Prather was taken to the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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