Underage Illinois teen with stolen car involved in head-on collision on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.  {June 19, 2015}   An underage Illinois teen,driving a car his stole from this grandmother, was involved in a head-on crash on the city’s far east side Friday night.

IMPD reported that the incident occurred around 6:30pm when the suspect, traveling at a high rate of speed, attempted to beat the traffic light at Post Road and I-70 and crashed head on into pickup truck traveling southbound on Post Road.

The driver of the pickup had to be extricated from his truck and was taken to IU Methodist Hospital in extreme critical condition.

The underage driver, listed at 14 years old,  was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in good condition with minor injuries.

In the preliminary investigation, authorities discovered the Illinois teen has been missing from his hometown of Mason.  According to police, he will be arrested with preliminary criminal charges once the investigation is completed.

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