MALDEN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old who doesn’t have a driver’s license led police on a more than 40-mile chase in a stolen car.
Massachusetts State Police say a woman flagged down a trooper around 12:15 a.m. Monday and said her car had been stolen in Malden. Her cellphone was in the car, allowing her to track the car’s location.READ MORE: 'It's Our Job': North Attleboro, Foxboro Firefighters Rescue Passenger On Flight To Chicago
Police located the car, but the driver took off. Police say the teen drove erratically at high speeds, eventually crossing over into New Hampshire. Officers continued to pursue the car, which crashed while trying to exit a highway. Police say the teen fled on foot before being captured.READ MORE: Georgetown School Officials Investigating Allegation Of Racial Slurs Following Fight During Football Game
He was taken to the hospital for evaluation. His identity isn’t being released because he’s a juvenile.
Police say he’ll face a slew of charges, including failure to stop for police.MORE NEWS: Will Kids Have The Same COVID Vaccine Side Effects? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
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