CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – Two people are hurt after a stolen car crashed into a vehicle early Monday morning, according to the Clearwater Police Department.
The call came in at 12:40 this morning.
Two victims were taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, one is being flown by Bayflite helicopter and the other is being transported by SunStar ambulance.
A third person identified as Corey Feldman, 28, ran from the scene of the crash is now in custody of the Clearwater Police Department. He will be charged with grand theft auto, DUI with serious bodily injury, leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury, careless driving and driving with a suspended license.
Police say Feldman stole a friend’s Mercedes AMG from the Speedway gas station at Chestnut Street and Fort Harrison Avenue before slamming into the rear of a BMW on Court Street.
This is the man who stole a car this morning and slammed into another vehicle at a high rate of speed on Court Street. Corey Feldman, who has a prior DUI, faces multiple charges after leaving one man in critical condition. pic.twitter.com/wTMhgEjo3J— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) May 6, 2019
There are no road closures on Highland Avenue. Court Street remains closed only between Hillcrest and San Remo. There is a large field of debris that has to be cleaned up as the investigation wraps up on scene.— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) May 6, 2019
If you’re going to be dropping off your child at St. Cecelia’s school this morning, watch for officers directing traffic in the area. We will get you there safely, but it will take a little while longer.— Clearwater Police Department (@myclearwaterPD) May 6, 2019
All lanes of Court Street have reopened.