Woman Killed After Teens Crash Stolen Car In Plant City, Police Say
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman died and two other people were injured Saturday night after their car was knocked into a telephone pole by teens driving a stolen car, according to Tampa police.
The Tampa Police Department said the incident began around 10:45 p.m. when officers spotten the stolen vehicle at 26th Street and Chelsea Avenue.
When officers tried to stop the vehicle, the car sped off on MLK Boulevard. Police said a 12-year-old boy, two 14-year-old boys, and a 15-year-old boy were riding in the car.
According to the TPD, the teens continued speeding toward Plant City when they turned on Turkey Creek Road and hit a Honda from behind.
The impact knocked the Honda into a telephone pole.
Police said two women and one man inside the Honda were taken to a hospital, but one victim, a 44-year-old woman, died from her injuries. The other woman is said to be in critical condition.
Two of the teens were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, according to police.