Police: Teen’s joyride in mom’s car ends in fiery crash


HOUSTON (CNN) — The fiery scene happened when a SUV hit a gas line and burst into flames Monday.

Houston police say a 16-year-old boy took his mom’s vehicle for a joy ride and sped away when cops tried to pull him over.

Officers say he was driving fast when he lost control, hit a tree, and ended up in a backyard near a pool.

The teen was taken to the hospital but he wasn’t seriously hurt.

Police say he will be charged with evading.

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