Teen Charged With DUI After Wreck Seriously Injures Two People

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — UPDATE: Police say 17-year-old Jesus Sanchez is charged with driving under the influence, following an accident in east Charlotte, which seriously injured two people early Sunday morning.

Police reports indicate the teen, driving a Ford F250, ran a red light at the intersection of N. Sharon Amity Road and Vernedale.

The suspect struck a Pontiac with three occupants, trapping two of the occupants in the vehicle. The trapped occupants were transported to Carolinas Medical Center Main with possible life threatening injuries.

The suspect or victims have not been identified at this time.

The incident is still under investigation and additional charges may be filed against the suspect.