Teenage driver crashes car after wrong-way police chase in Concord

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CONCORD — A 14-year-old boy from Tilton is under investigation after allegedly driving the wrong way and crashing a car into a tree on Rockingham Street early Sunday morning, according to Concord police.

The incident began around 12:45 a.m. when a Concord police officer reported following a black Toyota Corolla that refused to stop when signaled.

The driver, later identified as the 14-year-old boy, reportedly drove the wrong way and sped off.

Shortly after, the car was found crashed at the intersection of Rockingham and South Main streets.

The airbags were deployed, but no one was found inside or in the immediate vicinity.

Just before 1 a.m., one of the officers spotted a pedestrian on Joffre Street who was later identified as the driver, a 14-year-old boy.

According to an officer, the boy claimed he was the only person in the car.

During the investigation, it was discovered that other teenagers were in the car at the time of the crash. Officers were dispatched to locate the other teens.

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