MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in St. Louis County say a teen is hospitalized after driving under the influence and crashing into a ditch Wednesday.
According to the sheriff’s office, around 11 a.m., the Bois Fort Police Department received a report that a 16-year-old boy had been drinking and took the family car.READ MORE: 'Don't Look At Me': Armed Robber Casually Walks Into Minneapolis Home In Broad Daylight
At 11:30 a.m. the sheriff’s office and police department responded to a report that the same teen had stolen a bottle of alcohol from the Ledge Store in Vermillion Lake Township. The teen had fled the scene in the same vehicle he had taken without permission.READ MORE: Spartans Beat Gophers 75-67 In Big 10 Opener
Around 1:20 p.m., the sheriff’s office responded to an accident in the 6300 block of Tarkman Road. The teen involved in the previous incidents had crashed the vehicle into a ditch. He was found unconscious and was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.MORE NEWS: Jazz Shoot Past Wolves 136-104 For 5th Straight Win
Alcohol was involved and charges are pending, the sheriff’s office says.