Teens Steal Car, Hit Two Pedestrians in Atlanta, Georgia
ATLANTA, GA. – October 1, 2018 (ajc.com) According to an online news report from ajc.com, three teenage boys in Atlanta, Georgia, stole a car September 30 and struck two pedestrians after running a red light. Two of the teens were apprehended by police, but the third is still on the run.*
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on September 30, three teenage boys were joyriding in a stolen vehicle in southwest Atlanta. At the intersection of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard and Lee Street, the boys ran a red light, struck two pedestrians, and crashed into another vehicle.
Two of the boys, both reportedly 13 years old, were detained by police at the scene. They were transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston with non-life-threatening injuries. Upon release from medical care, they will be transferred back into police custody. The third teen ran from the scene and has not yet been found. His age was not reported. None of the teens has been identified, and it is not clear who was driving the vehicle.
The two pedestrians, who have also not been identified, were transported to a local hospital with injuries. The extent of their injuries was not reported, but police said both people were expected to recover. The driver of the second vehicle, also not identified, did not require treatment beyond that provided at the scene.
Atlanta police are still investigating the incident and continue to search for the missing teen. Details about the stolen vehicle have not been released. Authorities have not reported additional information to the public at this time.
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