Tipp City man crashes into Troy home


By Melanie Yingst - myingst@civitamedia.com



TROY — A Tipp City man was charged with OVI and leaving the scene of an accident after crashing a vehicle into a home in the 1300 block of McKaig Avenue around 2:40 a.m. Friday morning.

According to Sgt. John Marshall, Trevor Jahmal Johnson, 22, of Tipp City, called 9-1-1 after he left the scene of the accident to turn himself into authorities. Johnson was located a few blocks away from the scene.

Johnson was also charged with failure to maintain reasonable control, expired license and also had a warrant for his arrest.

No one inside the home was injured, as all occupants were able to safely evacuate. The accident caused a natural gas line leak, and three residents and their dogs sought shelter with family.

Prior to the incident, onlookers called to report reckless driving in the area.

By Melanie Yingst

myingst@civitamedia.com