HOUSTON, TX – A 14-year-old boy was killed, and two teenage girls were injured in an accident involving a police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle in northwest Houston early this morning.
According to FOX 26 Houston, the accident happened near the intersection of Hollister St and Little York Rd at about 12:20 a.m. after police officers saw what was described as a stolen vehicle.
The driver, who was presumably the 14-year-old boy, sped away from the officers and ran a red light, beginning the pursuit.
It ended about a mile and a half later when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The car collided with a curb then landed in a ditch.
The 14-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the site of the crash.
A 19-year-old passenger was ejected from the vehicle and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another teen passenger, 16, received non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.
Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.
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