Four teens arrested over stolen car crash that seriously injured boy, 13

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after the stolen car he was travelling in crashed into a barrier in Halifax.

West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that the crash happened in the early hours of this morning, at 2.15am in Ovenden Road.

A silver Vauxhall Meriva, which had been stolen, crashed into a road barrier and the 13-year-old passenger was seriously hurt.

He remains in hospital at this time.

Four other teenage boys, aged 13, 14, 15 and 15, have since been arrested in connection with the crash and are in police custody.

PC Andy Richardson of the Roads Policing Unit, said: “This has clearly been a serious incident which has resulted in a child receiving some significant injuries.

“A full investigation into the circumstances of what took place is underway and we are continuing to speak with four males who have been arrested in connection with the incident.

“We would appeal for anyone who saw the collision, or the Meriva being driven on Ovenden Road beforehand, or who has dashcam footage, to contact the Western Area Roads Policing Unit.”

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is asked to contact PC 137 Good on 101 referencing police log 139 of August 20.

YorkshireLive – Halifax