One in hospital after police chase ends in crash in Jefferson County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One person is in the hospital after leading police on a chase which ended in a crash in Jefferson County.

According to police, officers located a vehicle reported stolen from Bowling Green on Preston Highway near South Park Rd. and attempted a traffic stop. The driver and passenger fled in the vehicle a short distance and crashed into a tractor trailer which was turning onto Preston Highway from the Gene Snyder ramp.

The driver, an 18-year-old male, and the passenger, a 15-year-old male, were transported to University of Louisville Hospital and Norton Children’s Hospital with minor injuries. 

The 15-year-old was cited and released to his parents. The 18-year-old remains in the hospital and charges against him are pending. 

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