Driver in hit-and-run crash loses control during wintry weather in Kettering

The driver of a red car walked away, headed east down Stroop Road Sunday night, Jan. 16, 2022, after a two-car injury crash at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue in Kettering. JEN BALDUF / STAFF

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The driver of a red car walked away, headed east down Stroop Road Sunday night, Jan. 16, 2022, after a two-car injury crash at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue in Kettering. JEN BALDUF / STAFF

Crews responded to a two-car hit-and-run crash Sunday night in Kettering.

The crash happened at 8:20 p.m. at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue.

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The driver of a red 2008 Hyundai Elantra that skidded into the intersection following the collision walked away before police and medics arrived. He was last seen headed east on Stroop Road.

The driver, identified as a 23-year-old Dayton man, was was headed north on Far Hills Avenue when he lost control and went left of center, striking a 2006 gray Toyota Corolla that was making a right turn, according to a Kettering Police Department crash report.

The driver of the Toyota, an 18-year-old from Miami Twp., and her passenger, a 16-year-old Miami Twp. girl, suffered minor injuries. An 18-year-old Miami Twp. man

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The driver of a red car walked away, headed east down Stroop Road Sunday night, Jan. 16, 2022, after a two-car injury crash at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue in Kettering. JEN BALDUF / STAFF

Credit: Jen Balduf

The driver of a red car walked away, headed east down Stroop Road Sunday night, Jan. 16, 2022, after a two-car injury crash at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue in Kettering. JEN BALDUF / STAFF

Credit: Jen Balduf

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The driver of a red car walked away, headed east down Stroop Road Sunday night, Jan. 16, 2022, after a two-car injury crash at the intersection of Stroop Road and Far Hills Avenue in Kettering. JEN BALDUF / STAFF

Credit: Jen Balduf

Credit: Jen Balduf

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