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4 Columbus firefighters, 5 juveniles injured in crash involving stolen Kia

The crash happened near East 11th Avenue and Clara Street before 3:30 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four firefighters and five juveniles were injured during a crash involving a firetruck and a stolen Kia on Monday near the Ohio State Fairgrounds.

The crash happened near East 11th Avenue and Clara Street before 3:30 p.m.

Columbus Division of Fire Battalion Chief Jeff Geitter said the firefighters were taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. 

The juveniles, ranging in ages from 12-16, were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital. All of their conditions were described as stable.

The Columbus Division of Police said the Kia was stolen and one of the juveniles was charged with receiving stolen property. 

Additional charges are pending against the rest of the juveniles involved. Police added that guns were found after the crash, but didn't provide details on where they were found.

The front of the firetruck sustained moderate damage. The Kia sustained major damage to the front of the vehicle.

Credit: 10TV/WBNS

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