ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A teacher driving to work was hit by a stolen car occupied by several teenagers early Monday morning, Orange County investigators said.
Orange County sheriff's deputies said they were following the stolen Mitsubishi by helicopter when the car crashed into a Jeep being driven by teacher Stephanie Robbins, 33, on Silver Star Road and Kings-Land Avenue.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Demarcus Marsh, 17, the youngest teen in the car, was driving the stolen car and didn't have a license.
Robbins was turning in to Evans High School when, troopers said, Marsh ran a red light and slammed into her Jeep.
"The trooper's first initial reaction was, 'We are very lucky we don't have a fatality here,'" said Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes.
State troopers said the four teens in the stolen car got out and ran away from the crash, but Orange County deputies arrested them a short time later.
Investigators said the car was stolen from the Fountain Auto Mall, on South Orange Blossom Trial near the Florida Mall.
Robbins was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center for treatment.
"She's a sweet lady, and everybody was saying she was OK or whatever and that she's recovering at the hospital," said Evans High School student Eboni Cole.
Students said Robbins teaches science, and her husband, Steve Robbins, teaches math at Evans High School.
Troopers said despite all of the damage from the crash, everyone involved suffered only minor injuries.
Marsh was charged with reckless driving and driving without a license.