Teen injured in wreck, Speed, alcohol possible factors - WKRN News 2

Teen injured in wreck, Speed, alcohol possible factors

Posted: Updated: Oct 31, 2012 2:15 PM CDT

Authorities are investigating after a teen crashed into a brick wall in the Bordeaux area early Wednesday morning.

The incident was reported just before 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Ashland City Highway and North Hydes Ferry Road.

According to police, the 16-year-old male was heading toward Clarksville Highway when he lost control of the vehicle, hit a rock wall and crossed the oncoming lanes of traffic.

Police said the teen was driving his grandparent's car at the time of the crash. Inside the car, authorities found a shotgun and his grandmother's purse.

Police say speed and alcohol were likely factors in the crash.

The teen was charged with driving without a license, joyriding, two counts of misdemeanor theft of property, violation of juvenile curfew, unlawful possession of a weapon and failure to appear.

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