Joyride blamed for path of destruction in Stamford

Police say a 15-year-old girl on a joyride is being blamed for leaving a path of destruction through Stamford. Officials say it happened around midnight

STAMFORD - Police say a 15-year-old girl on a joyride is being blamed for leaving a path of destruction through Stamford.

Officials say it happened around midnight on Rose Park Avenue.

Witnesses say the teen took her parents' SUV, crashed into three cars, and even took out part of a neighboring house.

Police say the young driver was taken to the hospital where she is being held for observation.

The girl has been charged with reckless driving and driving without a license, according to officials.

VIDEO: Stamford joyride aftermath

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