Three teens were charged Saturday after crashing a carjacked vehicle while attempting to flee the scene of an accident Friday on the Near West Side.
A 15-year-old boy was charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle and misdemeanor possession of a replica firearm, Chicago police said. A 14-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy were each charged with misdemeanor criminal trespass to a vehicle.
The crash happened about 8 p.m. in the 2300 block of West Congress Parkway, according to police.
The three teens were placed into custody after fleeing the scene of the accident, police said, and a weapon was recovered nearby.
The vehicle they were driving was reported stolen in a carjacking about 7:05 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Stewart Avenue, police said.
No injuries were reported in the crash, police said.