Teen charged with DUI in crash near Cary-Grove High

Three-car crash occurred Monday afternoon

The Cary Fire Protection District responded to a three-car crash at the intersection of First Street and Margaret Terrace in Cary Feb. 12, 2024

A teen has been charged with driving under the influence, illegal consumption of alcohol and illegal possession of alcohol after a Monday afternoon crash in Cary that happened just down the street from Cary-Grove High School, police said.

The teen also was cited for failing to yield the right of way, Cary police.

Scott Naydenoff, Cary’s police deputy chief of support services, said a Jeep Wrangler was driving west on Margaret Terrace across First Street and hit a second car traveling south on First Street. The two cars hit a third car stopped at the stop sign heading east on Margaret Terrace.

First Street doesn’t have a stop sign at that intersection.

The Jeep ended up on its side as a result of the impact.

Police confirmed that the teen was the same person who was taken to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital with minor injuries after the crash. Three other people were evaluated at the scene and declined further medical attention, the fire department said.

The teen’s name and specific age was not provided by police because it’s a juvenile case.