Boy, 12, drunkenly leads police on chase before crashing car
Posted: 2:32 AM, Nov 01, 2016
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A 12-year-old Texas boy faces charges after police say he drunkenly got behind the wheel of a car, led police on a chase and eventually crashed Monday morning.
Officers in Austin tried to stop the unidentified boy after they saw him nearly hit a cyclist, then hit a pickup with two people inside. He kept driving, KVUE-TV
Thankfully, no one was injured in the crash.
The boy then hit a telephone pole and flipped the car over. He was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
According to KVUE, the boy faces charges of driving while intoxicated, evading arrest and failure to stop and render aid.
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