Teen charged for driving without license
CALHOUN CO., Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A 16-year-old was released after troopers say he was driving without a license.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the teen was driving a white Honda Accord north on State Road 73 with a 14-year-old passenger, approaching Newsome Road.
Officials say the driver was attempted to make a left turn onto Newsome and he lost control. The vehicle reportedly ran off the road and struck a utility pole with it’s right side, coming to a final rest on the north shoulder of Newsome upon arrival of first responders.
The teen was cited for careless driving and issued a notice to appear in court for a misdemeanor charge of driving without a valid driver‘s license. FHP says he was released to his uncle on scene.
Both the driver and passenger came away with minor injuries.
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