Cruiser cam video shows chase and violent crash in Middletown

Driver, 17, fled from Highway Patrol at 100 mph
Posted at 8:12 PM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 20:17:47-04

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — Cruiser camera video from the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows the high-speed chase and violent crash that has a 17-year-old recovering from injuries while awaiting his initial court appearance.

The teen from Sidney, Ohio, was accused of going more than 100 mph on Interstate 75 before crashing into an SUV at Central Avenue and Bellemonte Street.

Both drivers had serious injuries and were admitted to Atrium Medical Center.

A passenger in the SUV was treated and released.

The suspect’s car was reported stolen. Drugs were suspected, the patrol said.