Sheriff: Wellington teen injured in police chase

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office says a 14-year-old driver has been hospitalized after a police chase that ended in a crash.

Deputies tell KAKE-TV (http://bit.ly/1thYpq5 ) the teenage boy from Wellington crashed into a lumberyard on Thursday. He was taken to a Wichita hospital. His condition is unclear.

No other injuries were reported.

The sheriff’s office didn’t say how the pursuit began. It says the chase ended when the teen ran a stop sign and crashed into Rothgeb Belle Plaine Lumber.

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