A joyride gone wrong has landed four Toronto teens in the hospital after their Porsche hit a pole near College Street and Lansdowne Avenue early Wednesday morning.
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"All the occupants, between the ages of 13 and 14 years, were transported to hospital," Toronto Police Cst. Michelle Flannery said to Narcity.
Cst. Flannery confirmed that the driver has suffered life-altering injuries.
The impact was very significant.
Constable Michelle Flannery
"The vehicle lost control and struck the pole on the north east corner of the intersection," she said. The car ran into the sidewalk in front of Classic Coin Car Wash.
"Impact caused the vehicle to be cut into two pieces."
Another passenger was taken to hospital with a severe leg injury.
According to journalist Jeremy Cohn, emergency crews were seen searching for the severed foot of the youth that suffered the leg injury.
Photos of the crash shared by Cohn show the extent of the damage.
Two of the teens remained at the scene, while two others fled on foot, said Cst. Flannery. However, they were soon located.
The investigation remains ongoing.