Stolen car may have been driven by kids | News
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A Friday joyride with a stolen car ends in crash and puts a preteen in a holding cell for the second time in two weeks.
An eyewitness to the crash, on the corner of Butler Ave. and Ford St. in St. Augustine, told First Coast News she ran to the scene after hearing the two cars collide.
"It was crazy, I thought they were dead that's the way it looked," Tonya Campbell said.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that the driver of a 1998 Toyota Corolla ran a stop sign at the intersection and was hit by the second car, a 2002 Kia Spectra.
Witnesses tell FCN two young children were in the car at the time of the accident and that one was 12-year-old Camry Durbin. Durbin was arrested last week after getting into a car accident with a stolen vehicle in St. Augustine.
FHP and St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and would not confirm if Durbin was the driver of the Toyota Corolla, but said he had violated his home detention and was being held in a holding cell awaiting transport to the Duval County Juvenile Detention Center.
No injuries were reported.