Stolen pickup in Needmore Road crash involved in earlier theft caught on video

Published: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 @ 12:56 PM
Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2019 @ 2:18 PM

A reported stolen pickup truck involved in a pursuit and rollover crash was also involved in a theft caught on video and reported to deputies at a Harrison Twp. house hours before the crash, according to video obtained by this news outlet.

UPDATE @ 2:55 p.m.: 

A reported stolen pickup truck involved in a pursuit and rollover crash was also involved in a theft caught on video and reported to deputies at a Harrison Twp. house hours before the crash, according to video obtained by this news outlet. 

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The video, provided by a homeowner on Suzannah Avenue in Harrison Twp., shows a blue Chevrolet pickup truck pull into a driveway just before 10 a.m. A man gets out of the truck and uses what appears to be bolt cutters to cut the lock before loading the bike into the bed of the truck. 

The owner of the bike was notified the bike was recovered after the crash and has retrieved the bike. 

Dayton, Huber Heights and Harrison Township division of the Montgomery County Sheriffs department are on the scene of a crash on Needmore Road

Huber Heights police spotted and pursed the truck on Needmore Road before 12:30 p.m., wanted for both having a stolen license plate on it and suspected in the bike theft, according to investigators.

Truck caused three crashes during the pursuit. The first crash involved the truck and a Huber Heights police cruiser. The second involved the truck and another vehicle on Needmore Road at the I-75 overpass. 

No injuries were reported in those two crashes, investigators said. 

The third crash resulted with the pickup truck on its top on Needmore Road and Foster Avenue. 

Two men in the truck were taken into custody after the third crash. A third person in the truck, a woman, fled the scene but was later captured and also taken into custody.  

The three were loaded into ambulances and transported to area hospitals, according to our crew on the scene. 

We’re continuing to learn more and we’ll update this story as we learn more. 

FIRST REPORT

Three people injured in a crash in Harrison Twp. this afternoon were placed into medic units in handcuffs.

A pickup truck crashed in the 2100 block of Needmore Road around 12:36 p.m. Two people were initially trapped in the truck, and reports indicate another ran from the scene.

The crash may be related to a crash that happened minutes earlier down the road. 

Officers were following the truck when the crash happened and said the truck was missing at least one tire.

Officers from Huber Heights, Dayton and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are on scene.

We have a crew on scene, and this story will be updated as we learn more.