Six Teens Injured When Car Crashes in Alameda

By: Sophia Silletto - Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:59:55 -0800

ALAMEDA (BCN) -- Six teens were injured -- one critically -- when their car crashed into a tree in Alameda early this morning, police said.
     
The crash was reported at 1:36 a.m. in the 800 block of Island
Drive.
     
The 15-year-old driving the car was taken to Highland Hospital
with injuries that are considered life-threatening, according to police.
     
The car's five passengers, four other 15-year-olds and a
13-year-old, were also hospitalized but are expected to survive, police said.
     
According to a preliminary investigation, the car belongs to one
of the passengers' parents and was used without permission, according to
police.
     
The Police Department's major accident investigation team will be
investigating whether alcohol or drugs played a factor in the crash.
 
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