KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. – The Highway Patrol says a 16-year-old was behind the wheel during a high speed chase on Interstate 85 Tuesday afternoon.
Investigators said the chase began around 3:45 p.m. near Blacksburg, S.C. Troopers said Jacinlo Henderson, 16, was the driver and attempted to jump the median from Interstate 74 and 85 when the vehicle flipped several times. Daterrious Johnson, 17, was the passenger in the vehicle.
Officials said Henderson was driving a stolen Ford F 150 that was registered in Texas. Authorities said the chase reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.
According to officials, the teens were not seriously injured and were treated and released from the hospital.
Henderson is being charged with felony speeding to elude, and both are charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.