A 14-year-old driving Dodge Caravan leads Virginia State Police on chase

Virginia State Police allegedly discovered a 14-year-old behind the wheel of a Dodge Caravan during a high-speed chase early Sunday morning.

According to State Police, there were five other juveniles in the vehicle had been reported stolen from a home in the city of Norfolk.

The pursuit began when a Trooper noticed the vehicle traveling 114 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone.

The Trooper tried to pull the driver over, but he refused.

The 14-year-old allegedly led law enforcement on a chase on I-64 and then through streets in some Tidewater area cities – including Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk.

When the driver re-entered I-64, he reportedly struck a Trooper’s vehicle and spun out.

The 14-year-old was charged with reckless driving, felony eluding, felony possession of a stolen vehicle, and three counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer.

One Trooper suffered injuries, which police do not believe are life-threatening.

None of the youths were injured.

 

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