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Teens caught after crashing stolen car

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A wreck involving a stolen vehicle shut down Mastin Lake Rd. A wreck involving a stolen vehicle shut down Mastin Lake Rd.
At least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries. At least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police responded to a wreck involving a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon.

Police said three juveniles stole the car from the Chevron station off Meridian Street around 2:30 p.m. after the owner left the vehicle running outside the store.

Shortly after the teens stole the car, the driver ran through a stop sign and crashed into another car at the intersection of Mastin Lake Road and Edgemont Drive.

Officers said some of the juveniles jumped out of the car and ran from the scene. They were eventually taken into custody.

The teens are charged with theft of property and felony leaving the scene of the accident.

The driver of the other vehicle was trapped inside the car. She and her passenger were both injured and treated at Huntsville Hospital. Their names have not been released.

The three teens also suffered minor injuries and were treated at Huntsville Hospital.

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