Teen Boy Steals Vehicle, Causes Crash on Troost Avenue
Minor Injuries Involved in North Hollywood Accident
Sacramento, CA (August 17, 2019) – A 13-year-old boy stole a vehicle, led police on a chase and crashed into several vehicles in North Hollywood. The accident occurred on the afternoon of August 17 on Troost Avenue.
The chase began near Coldwater Canyon Avenue and Victory Boulevard after police received reports of a hit and run crash and possible stolen vehicle. The driver hit a vehicle in the intersection of Vineland Avenue and Saticoy Street. The teen then rammed a work truck into several vehicles and an apartment building in the 7200 block of Troost Avenue. Several people suffered minor injuries.
The boy was taken into police custody after fleeing the scene and being cornered in a cul-de-sac. He was reported missing earlier in the day. The teen wore a cochlear implant and had a medical condition.