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Teen fleeing officers drives into Modesto house

A 15-year old girl drove a stolen car into a house early this morning, injuring one of the home’s occupants, according to Modesto Police Sgt. Derrick Tyler.

Officers attempted to make a traffic stop on Orangeburg Avenue at 12:32 a.m. Wednesday but the juvenile driver fled.

She eventually headed east on Briggsmore Avenue before turning south on Sunrise Avenue, where she crashed into a home in the 1300 block.

The resident was injured by flying debris.

The driver fled on foot but was quickly apprehended by Modesto police, who had set up a perimeter around the neighborhood.

The 15-year was booked into juvenile hall on charges of auto theft, evading an officer and hit and run.

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