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Teenagers crash car into North Fort Myers home

Two residents injured, four teenagers in custody
Posted at 1:49 AM, Mar 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-23 08:46:07-04

Four teenagers, all between the ages of 15 and 16, are accused of crashing a car into a North Fort Myers home early Thursday morning and running away from the scene. 

People inside the home in the 1100 block of N. Tamiami Trail, tell Fox 4 they were stunned when the car came crashing through a wall and into their living room. Several people were in the room when it happened, and two people suffered broken ribs. One has a punctured lung.

They say the four suspects paused briefly after the crash, then got out of the car and ran out of the house, without saying anything. Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies say the suspects were captured minutes later, a few blocks away.

The crash happened just before 12:30am. Nearly the entire car ended up inside the house. LCSO deputies were on the scene early Thursday morning trying to figure out what caused the crash. 

The homeowner estimates it caused about $30,000 worth of damage.

The Fox 4 Breaking News Tracker is on the scene, working to get more information. We will continue to update this story.