WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two teens have been charged after a stolen car collided with another vehicle on Waughtown Street on Friday, injuring two adults and three young children, according to the Winston-Salem Journal.
After the wreck, the teens ran way, police said, but were later arrested.
The wreck happened about 3:30 p.m., according to Capt. Jeff Watson.
Police were trying to stop a stolen Chevrolet Equinox after it failed to stop for a red light on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The Equinox, which had been reported stolen on Dec. 17, sped away, changing direction several times in an attempt to elude officers, police said.
The Equinox, traveling south on Dacian Street, ran a red light and slammed into a Honda Accord driven by Karmyn Patrice Glenn, 38, of Peachtree Street. The accident occurred at Wagner Appliance at 700 Waughtown.
In addition to Glenn, four other people were in the Accord, Theodoshie Charlesheilya Green, 32, of Trade Street, and three children, ranging in age from three to 10.
The occupants of the Accord were taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where they were treated for cuts and scratches, Watson said. Their injuries were not life-threatening, Watson said.
Alexander Dedrick Tomlin, 17, of Ludwig Street, who police said was the driver of the Equinox, was charged with resisting and delaying officers, possession of a stolen vehicle, felony hit and run, carless and reckless driving and feeling to elude arrest.
He was being held in the Forsyth County Jail with his bond set at $5,000.
The passenger in the Equinox, Rayem Najohn Pickett, 16, of Sprague Street was charged with resisting and delaying officers and leaving the scene of a wreck. He was being held in jail with his bond set at $3,000.