4 teenagers taken to hospital after crash involving high-end car, Toronto police say

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Toronto police say four youth — who are all under the age of 16 — were taken to hospital after a single-car crash in Toronto early Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Lansdowne Avenue and College Street at around 3 a.m.

The crash involved a high-end vehicle and the car is completely destroyed, police said. The Porsche went off the road and hit a pole, splitting the car partially into two, police added.

Toronto paramedics said two young males were taken to hospital in serious condition.

Police said two other young people ran away but were eventually found. They were taken to hospital by paramedics with minor injuries as a precaution.

All four injured people are either 13 or 14 years old, police said.

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Investigators also said the driver of the car is a 13-year-old boy.

Due to the collision, buses in the area were diverting. The vehicle was towed shortly before 7 a.m.

— With files from The Canadian Press.

Police towing away the badly damaged car following a crash at Lansdowne Avenue and College Street. John Hanley / Global News
Photo of police on scene after a crash near Lansdowne Avenue and College Street in Toronto. Global News

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