Two teenage boys were released without charging after crashing a stolen car, injuring themselves and another driver, late Thursday on the South Side, police said.
At 11:32 p.m., the boys, ages 15 and 16, carjacked a 31-year-old woman in the 1400 block of East Marquette Road in Woodlawn, according to Chicago police. One of them pointed a handgun at her as she was about to get out of her 2013 blue Volkswagen Passat, and the two fled west on Marquette Road.
With the 16-year-old at the wheel, the teens then sped east on 70th Street until striking a 2009 black Lincoln MKS that was going south on South Stony Island Avenue, police said.
The 16-year-old was found pinned inside the Volkswagen and had to be pulled out, police said. He and the 15-year-old were taken to University of Chicago Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The 63-year-old man driving the Lincoln MKS was also taken there in serious-to-critical condition, the fire department said.
Police said the two teens were released from the hospital in good condition and taken into custody Friday morning. Police said Friday evening that both teens were released without charging.