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14-year-old steals car, crashes into vehicle during chase in Elk Grove, police say

ELK GROVE – A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after Elk Grove police say he stole a vehicle and crashed into another vehicle during a chase Monday.

The accident happened at the intersection of Laguna and Franklin boulevards. Both vehicles sustained extensive damage, with one of the vehicles landing on its roof.

Elk Grove police said the teen and the other driver were both hospitalized. The teen’s injuries were minor, but the other driver’s injuries were life-threatening.

The suspect would be taken into custody once he is discharged from the hospital.

No further details have been released.