SPRINGFIELD, Va. (WUSA9) -- Virginia State Police say a 17-year-old male bailed a stolen minivan that he was driving during a police chase, sending the car crashing into a tree.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, an officer tried to pull over a minivan traveling south on Interstate 95 near Exit 169 in Springfield for speeding. Police say the minivan was traveling more than 90 mph.
The driver of the minivan refused to stop. During the pursuit, the minivan exited I-95 at Route 123. As the driver turned left onto Forest Greens Drive in Lorton, police say he bailed from the van, which then rolled off the road and hit a tree.
The driver fled into the woods where he was located and taken into custody, officials say.
The driver, a 17-year-old male from D.C., was transported to Fairfax Juvenile Detention Center and charged with reckless driving, driving without a license, and possession of stolen property/grand larceny.