Chase from Englewood ends with fiery crash in Trotwood

Police investigate a crash involving a car from a police pursuit on Salem Ave. in Trotwood. (WDTN Photo/Dominic Wilson)

TROTWOOD, Ohio (WDTN) — A chase that started in Englewood ended with a crash in Trotwood Thursday morning.

Police responded to reports of a theft from the Englewood Walmart in the 7700 block of Hoke Road.

Officers began pursuing a vehicle, eventually pulling the car over.

When a man got out of the car to speak with officers, a woman in the car jumped behind the wheel and sped away. You can watch it here:

Police continued the pursuit until the car crashed near the Family Dollar on Salem Avenue in Trotwood just before 11:00 am. The car crashed into a ditch and caught on fire.

Two women in the car got out and ran to a nearby apartment complex. Officers weren’t able to find the women, but police say they know the identities of the people they’re looking for.

No one was hurt in the crash.

Police did not release information about what was taken from the Englewood Walmart.

The man from the car will reportedly face traffic citations.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Englewood Police. 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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