Air Care transports driver who fled Crescent Springs crash

The driver fled the crash on foot and then jumped or fell down a large wall.
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 10:48 PM EDT
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CINCINNATI (WXIX) - Police are investigating a two-car crash from which one of the drivers fled Wednesday night, according to Crescent Springs police.

The head-on crash happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Buttermilk Pike and Grandview Drive, according to Crescent Springs Assistant Fire Chief Chuck Dietz.

The driver who fled, a 24-year-old man, fled and then jumped or fell off a wall between the road and an adjacent shopping mall.

He suffered facial trauma and several broken limbs, Dietz said. He was flown by UC Air Care to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

No word on why he fled the crash. The man wouldn’t speak with police.

EMS transported the other driver to St. Elizabeth Hospital with minor injuries.

We will update this story as more information surfaces.

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