Driver crashes into apartment building in Harrison Township

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – Deputies are looking for the driver who crashed into a Harrison Township apartment building.

According to a press release, crews were dispatched to the 4600 block of Catalpa Drive after 4 a.m. Saturday on reports of a vehicle into a building.

Whey they arrived, they found the car all the way inside one apartment. The driver was missing.

Authorities say the driver was going north on Catalpa, failed to negotiate a curve at the intersection of Julia Avenue and ran into an apartment.

The resident  was able to crawl over the rubble and escape unharmed.

Fire crews rescued a pet and stopped a gas leak.

The report says witnesses saw a person running away from the scene.

The accident is under investigation; however, speed is a suspected factor in the crash. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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