Suspect crashes after leading police on chase

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Two people were taken to the hospital after a man led police on a chase and then crashed in Springfield Township.

It happened around 7 p.m. Sunday night when police tried to make a routine traffic stop at Hamilton Ave. at Miles Road on a vehicle driven by Christopher Palmisano, 21.

Police say Palmisano fled in the vehicle, then lost control on Miles Road and struck a tree. He and a passenger were transported to University Hospital. Palmisano had to be taken by helicopter due to serious injuries.

Police say Palmisano had nine open warrants at the time of the crash. Additional charges will be filed.