13-Year-Old Driver Jumps Wall in Hamden and Gets Stuck

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a car and crashed into a wall in Hamden Plaza on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden this morning. 

Police responded to the plaza around 6:30 a.m. and said the teen took the car from a family member without permission and five other juveniles were also in the car when the crash happened.

Some complained of minor injuries, but no serious injuries are reported.

The 13-year-old has been charged with operating a vehicle without a license and several other charges, but the owner of the car is not pressing charges,

Two of the other people in the car were charged with interfering with a police officer.

Video from the scene shows the car stuck with the front wheels moving.

All the juveniles were released to their parents.

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