RICHMOND, VA—Police have charged a teenager who they say stole a SUV and led
officers on a pursuit that ended with a violent crash in South Richmond on Wednesday.
Five people were taken to the hospital after a stolen SUV, being pursued by
police, ran a stop sign and struck a GRTC van at the intersection of Belt
Boulevard and Stockton Street, police said.
The van overturned, injuring two people inside. The SUV lost control and
struck the front of a home, causing significant damage.
Police say three juveniles in the SUV were injured and two people on the
GRTC bus were injured. All five were taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening
The 15-year-old driver has been charged with auto theft, attempting to elude
police, driving without a license and hit and run with personal injury. The juveniles
name has not been released.
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