Teens Seriously Injured in Crash of Stolen Car, St. Pete Police Say
They had to be extricated from the vehicle by St. Petersburg Fire Rescue.
ST. PETERSBURG – Two teens were seriously injured Sunday when the stolen car they were in crashed, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Myles Abbott, 14, was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg with serious injuries. Alijah Armstead, 15, a passenger in the car, suffered life threatening injuries and was also take to Bayfront.
The crash happened about 11:23 a.m. in the 4000 block of 11th Avenue S. Police said Abbott was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro west on 11th avenue S at a high rate of speed.
While crossing 40th Avenue South, the car struck a dip in the roadway and Abbott lost control of the car. It left the roadway and struck a large tree.
Because of the extensive damage, both boys had to be extricated from the vehicle by St Petersburg Fire Rescue.
During the investigation of the crash, police said, the car was reported stolen. Criminal charges are pending further investigation, officers said.
For information about the St. Petersburg police, go to police.stpete.org.
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