PD: Alcohol likely involved in 16-year-old's early morning crash

Posted at 6:19 AM, Feb 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-06 06:19:09-05

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Police say alcohol was likely a factor leading to a 16-year-old's crash into a dry cleaner's on Muddy Creek Road early Monday morning. 

At approximately 12:15 a.m. Monday, police say the juvenile was driving a Toyota Tacoma northbound on Sylved Road at Muddy Creek Road when he went off the left side of the roadway, struck a utility pole and the building.

The driver was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Nobody else was injured in the crash, which temporarily knocked out power to the surrounding area.

The incident remains under investigation by the Green Township Police and Hamilton County Sheriff's Traffic Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers at 352-3040.