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