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Police: 2 juveniles hurt in stolen vehicle crash

A Jefferson City Police Department police cruiser.
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A Jefferson City Police Department police cruiser.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)

Jefferson City police say at least two juveniles were hurt in a stolen vehicle crash Monday night.

A release from the police department said a stolen van crashed into several parked cars in the 1000 block of E. High Street just after 7:30 p.m.

The police department received a report of vehicle theft at 6:45 p.m. from a residence in the 200 block of E. Ashley Street. Police said a white Dodge Caravan was taken from the residence.

Officers spotted the van in the 200 block of W. High Street around 7:30 p.m. and attempted to stop it, the release said. Police said the vehicle drove into oncoming traffic and away from authorities. Crews lost sight of the vehicle in the 700 block of High Street -- it crashed and ended up on its side soon after.

The juveniles were pulled out of the vehicle and taken away from the scene. Police did not say where they were taken or include the extent of their injuries.

Officers said they are continuing to investigate the incident.

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Matt Ragsdale

Matt Ragsdale is a broadcast and digital producer at ABC 17 News.

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