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2 people seriously hurt in crash involving stolen vehicle in Clearwater

Pinellas County

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. 

All lanes of Court Street have reopened.

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