Boy, 14, dies in crash after police pursuit in NW Houston
HOUSTON - Police say a 14-year-old boy died and two other teens were injured when a pursuit ended in a crash in northwest Houston.
The crash occurred near Little York and Hollister around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.
Police say the incident began when officers spotted a stolen vehicle. The officers were following the car on Hollister and waiting for back up, authorities say.
According to police, when the suspect saw another police officer drive up, he drove through both lights at the freeway intersection and sped away.
Police say he drove northbound on Hollister for about a mile and half, until he lost control and struck a curb. The vehicle when left across the roadway and into a ditch.
The driver died at the scene. Police say a 19-year-old passenger was ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A 16-year-old female passenger was also taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The investigation is ongoing.