Toledo teen dies after police chase ends in crash

Published: Mar. 21, 2021 at 4:04 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 22, 2021 at 12:55 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A Toledo teenager has died and two others were injured following a police chase that ended in a crash.

Toledo Police officers tried to pull over a car with three teenagers in it Saturday night after it passed stopped vehicles and ran a red light at Collingwood and Monroe. When officers activated their overhead lights, the driver took off at a high rate of speed, heading northwest on Monroe Street. After turning westbound on Bancroft Street, the driver lost control and the car slid sideways into a building.

They were all taken to the hospital, but the driver of the vehicle, a 15-year-old male, was pronounced dead. The other two teenagers in the car were treated for their injuries but their conditions are unknown at this time.

According to Toledo Police, their cruiser reached a speed of 102 mph while pursuing the vehicle, which was later found to be stolen.

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