The Georgia State Patrol has filed a long list of charges against the teenager who was allegedly trying to elude police when a stolen car he was driving slammed into another vehicle in south Fulton County Saturday, killing a woman in the other car.
The woman, 29-year-old Tiffany Madison, was a passenger in a Ford Mustang when the stolen Dodge Neon driven by the teenager ran a red light on Delowe Drive at 3 p.m. Saturday and slammed into the Mustang, according to Channel 2 Action News.
Atlanta police said the officer spotted the stolen vehicle just minutes before near Alison Court in southwest Atlanta. The officer tried to stop the vehicle, but it fled and crashed a short distance away, police said.
Five people were taken to the hospital with injuries, including those in a third vehicle that was struck, according to Channel 2.
The stolen car carried three teenagers, and one was taken away to jail in handcuffs, Channel 2 reported.
The Georgia State Patrol has charged the 15-year-old driver, whose name has not been released due to his age, with murder, driving under the influence, failure to obey traffic control devices, theft-by-receiving, fleeing or attempting to elude, reckless driving, driving while unlicensed, passing in a no passing zone, serious injury by vehicle and a seat belt violation.
The teen is being held at the Metro Regional Youth Detention Center.
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