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Alberta teen, 17, Charged In Street Race Crash That Seriously Injured Another Teen

12/13/2012 07:26 EST | Updated 02/12/2013 05:12 EST
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LETHBRIDGE, - A 17-year-old Alberta youth is facing several charges in a crash police say was caused by street racing.

Police in Lethbridge say two vehicles were racing along a residential street in the early morning hours of Nov. 24.

One of the vehicles, a truck, struck a parked vehicle, light pole and multiple curb-side utility boxes before rolling on its roof and ending up in the front yard of a home.

The driver of the truck, an 18-year-old male, had life-threatening injuries and was taken to a Calgary hospital, where he remains.

On Wednesday, police charged a 17 year old male with criminal negligence causing bodily harm while street racing and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

He has a date in youth court on Dec. 19.

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