13-year-old crashes car while pursued by police in Pasco County

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Posted at 1:41 PM, Mar 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-20 13:41:00-04

HOLIDAY, Fla. -- A 13-year-old is injured after driving a car into a telephone pole in Holiday, Florida, while being pursued by police.

The Florida Highway Patrol told The Tampa Tribune that the girl lost control of the car at 4:15 a.m. Sunday as a Pasco County Deputy was chasing her. A 13-year-old passenger was seriously injured while the driver had only minor injuries

An ambulance responding to the scene was struck by another vehicle, causing minor injuries to the ambulance driver and a passenger. The driver of that car was ticketed for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.