OSHP: Stolen vehicle reaches 100 mph, crashes into Wilmington building


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The stolen vehicle crashed into an apartment building in Wilmington.


WILMINGTON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a motor vehicle pursuit and accident early Friday morning that involved three juveniles and a stolen vehicle out of Columbus, according to the OSHP Wilmington Post.

Troopers from the Wilmington Post were on routine patrol at 4:50 a.m. when they reported a vehicle was bring driven erratically. Troopers say they attempted to initiate a traffic stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued with speeds in excess of 100 mph on US 22 before entering the City of Wilmington, where the vehicle subsequently crashed into an apartment building in the 600 block of Rombach.

The vehicle was occupied by three males ages 17, 16 and 14, all of Columbus, the OSHP stated.

The 17-year-old driver was treated and released at Clinton Memorial Hospital.

All three juveniles are in custody and awaiting an appearance before the juvenile court Friday morning. Pending charges related to the incident include Driving Under the Influence, Fleeing and Eluding, and Receiving Stolen Property.

The investigation is ongoing.

The stolen vehicle crashed into an apartment building in Wilmington.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_crash-1.jpgThe stolen vehicle crashed into an apartment building in Wilmington.

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