Teen in stolen car hits St. Pete home; child hospitalized

Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A child was hospitalized Friday morning after a stolen car crashed into a home in St. Petersburg, police said.

Investigators say a 14-year-old stole a family friend’s car, lost control and crashed into a house near 57th Street and 24th Avenue just before 5 a.m. Friday.

The home sustained no damage and no one was inside, according to police.

Police said the driver suffered non-life threatening injuries and the child suffered a few cuts and bruises. They were taken to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to be treated for their injuries. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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