1 Dead And Nearly A Dozen Injured After 13-Year-Old Leads Police On High Speed Chase

One person has died and almost a dozen people have been injured after a 13-year-old collided into two other vehicles while leading police on a chase in a stolen vehicle in Woodland, California, NBC 5 has reported.

On Saturday afternoon, an officer from the Woodland Police Department noticed a vehicle driving erratically and attempted to pull the driver over. Instead of pulling over, the young suspect increases their speed and were followed until they crashed into two other vehicles in an intersection, causing two of the cars to catch fire.

Four ambulances arrived to help the nearly a dozen who were injured, but one of the victims was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene. The conditions of the remaining victims are currently unknown.

Police later identified the suspect driver as a 13-year-old boy driving a stolen vehicle. According to an update released by Woodland Police Department’s Facebook page, the middle schooler has been charged with vehicular manslaughter with negligence and evading causing injuries.

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