14 year-old driver arrested for car accident

A 14 year-old girl is in police custody after Indianapolis Metropolitan police say she was driving a car that crashed into a tree on South Mickley Avenue, seriously injuring three passengers.

The teen faces three counts of criminal recklessness causing bodily injury and driving without having received a license. Authorities say she was speeding when she lost control of the vehicle, veered off the roadway, and hit a tree. The car burst into flames on impact.

Two of the passengers, both 13 years-old, are in the hospital in stable condition. One other passenger remains in critical condition, the Indy Star reports.

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