3 teens hurt after crashing stolen car in Hartford

(WTNH/ George Roelofsen)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Three teens were injured, one critically, after crashing a stolen car in Hartford, early Tuesday morning.

Police say just before 5 a.m., officers responded to an accident on Summit Street and New Britain Avenue, where they found a car had crashed into a brick and concrete pillar on Trinity College‘s campus.

Upon arrival, a 16-year-old boy was found to be trapped inside the car, a 14-year-old girl was sitting outside of the car and another 14-year-old girl had fled on foot.

Hartford fire officials then extricated the victim from the car and both teens on scene were taken to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The third teen arrived at that hospital later via private car.

According to police, the teen boy suffered serious injuries in the crash and remains in critical condition at this time.

Officers learned that the car had been stolen out of West Hartford. West Hartford Police responded to the scene for the stolen vehicle investigation.

The crash also remains under investigation.

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