PD: Man breaks leg after post-carjack crash

Posted at 1:14 AM, Apr 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-08 01:14:00-04

CINCINNATI — A man is behind bars with a broken leg after, police say, he crashed a car he had carjacked just moments prior.

According to police on the scene of the crash at Enright Ave. and Eighth St. in East Price Hill, a woman walked into Cincinnati Police District 3 headquarters and told officers a man with a gun carjacked her.

Officers said they spotted the vehicle at Harrison Ave. and Eighth St., where a chase ensued, and that the man struck a fire hydrant and crashed into another vehicle.

The driver suffered a broken leg as a result of the crash.

Police charged the man with menacing, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and eluding police.

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