State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheelessaid the crash occurred around 8 a.m. near Aurora, a city about 30 miles west of Cincinnati.
The foster child used a phone to record videos that court documents described as "acts of abuse towards a child."
Authorities arrested 47-year-old Rocky McMurray after his 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan collided with a 2005 Dodge Neon driven by 48-year-old Steven Ahaus.
The maker of the float said he didn't mean for it to upset anyone.