16-year-old critical after driving car into house

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A 16-year-old Fort Wayne boy is in critical condition after ramming a stolen car under a house in Garrett on Sunday.

(Photo Supplied/DeKalb County Sheriff)
(Photo Supplied/DeKalb County Sheriff)

According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, the boy was driving a blue 2007 Honda Civic on County Road 60 west of I-69 at a little past 8:30 a.m. when he ran off the road and plowed into the house, leaving a large hole in the side of the building and destroying the car.

(Photo Supplied/DeKalb County Sheriff)
(Photo Supplied/DeKalb County Sheriff)

The boy was found lying on the ground beside the car with cuts all over his body, and was taken to a nearby hospital. Police believe he was drunk at the time of the crash. Nobody else was hurt.

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