Juveniles Injured After Taking SUV On Joy Ride

Two juveniles were injured in a single vehicle accident on Sunday morning after taking an SUV out for a joyride. According to Ottumwa Police the two were traveling at a high rate of speed towards the intersection of Albany and North 5th Street in Ottumwa when the driver lost control and rolled, coming to rest in the front yard of a residence on 5th Street. The two juveniles were transported to the Ottumwa Regional Health Center with what are believed to be minor injuries. The driver is facing several traffic citations as well as operating without the owner’s consent, an aggravated misdemeanor.


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