Innocent driver struck when vehicle taken in robbery crashes in Birmingham

Innocent driver struck when vehicle taken in robbery crashes in Birmingham
Officers say a person who was driving a stolen vehicle crashed into another car on 3rd Avenue North. (SOURCE: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police say a person driving a stolen vehicle did not stop at a red light, sped off and then hit an innocent person in the 6500 block of 3rd Avenue North.

Officers: Driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into another car on 3rd Avenue North. (SOURCE: WBRC)
Officers: Driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into another car on 3rd Avenue North. (SOURCE: WBRC)

This happened Monday around 2:00 p.m. Investigators say the vehicle was speeding for about three blocks before the crash.

Officers say the driver of the stolen vehicle and the passenger were taken into custody.

Officers: Driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into another car on 3rd Avenue North. (SOURCE: WBRC)
Officers: Driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into another car on 3rd Avenue North. (SOURCE: WBRC)

The person driving the other car did not appear to be hurt, but was taken to the hospital for observation.

Officers say the stolen vehicle was taken during a robbery Sunday.

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