BRADENTON, Fla. - Authorities say a 16-year-old southwest Florida boy stole a truck and caused 23 crashes as deputies chased him.
Deputies eventually located the truck and began a pursuit. The truck was involved in multiple collisions before coming to a stop on the Cortez Bridge, which leads to Bradenton Beach. No injuries were reported.
The boy was arrested and charged with grand theft auto, reckless driving, fleeing to elude and other counts.
The bridge remained closed Tuesday until around 2 p.m.