Eight pedestrians were sent to a hospital after a teen driver crashed into a group of people at a St. Louis homecoming parade. Police say the accident happen at Hazelwood West High School on Saturday morning as students and family members gathered to celebrate homecoming. According to authorities, a 17-year-old driver of a Ford Mustang collided with another vehicle and spun out of control and crashed into a group of pedestrians attending a Hazelwood West High School homecoming parade. Police say the teenager was traveling southbound on Howdershell recklessly. The Hazelwood Police say all eight people were taken to area hospitals and treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. Police charged the teen driver with careless and imprudent driving and second-degree assault. Hazelwood school officials said the homecoming festivities went on as planned since there were only moderate injuries.
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