Teen Injured, Faces DWI Charges After Car Chase: Police

A 16-year-old boy has been hospitalized in critical condition and faces charges of driving while intoxicated after a police chase ended with a two-car collision, authorities said.

He was driving a 2016 Ford Fusion southbound in the northbound lanes of Lakeland Avenue in Bohemia shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Suffolk County police said. An officer tried to pull him over but he fled, and authorities followed.

The teen crashed into another car at an intersection shortly after, police said. He was taken the hospital. The woman driving the other car was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities say other charges are pending against the teen in addition to DWI.

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