Vehicle crashes into Dayton building, breaks pole, then flees

Published: Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 3:56 AM

The Dayton Forging & Heat Treating Company Wall Crash

Police are investigating after a car ran into the side of the Dayton Forging and Heat Treating Company building at 215 North Findlay Street at around 2:42 a.m., leaving a long gouge in the brickwork, a broken telephone pole, part of a bumper and shattered glass.

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Officers on scene told our first responder that it appeared the vehicle tried to fit between the wall and a pole. After striking the wall and the pole, the vehicle fled.

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The telephone pole belongs to AT&T, according to police. 

The incident remains under investigation.