Police officer's car hits curb, injures 2 Pinellas deputies, 18 year old

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- An early investigation shows an officer's missed turn caused a crash that injured a teenager and county deputies.

St. Petersburg Police Department Officer Scott Cameron was driving an unmarked vehicle eastbound on 26th Avenue South, according to a Pinellas County Sheriff's Office news release.

While making a right turn onto southbound Martin Luther King Jr. Street South, the right front tire hit the curb and caused him to lose control of the car.

The impact created a ripple effect: officials say Cameron's car then crashed into a car driven by Deputy Guy Habercom with Deputy Justin Gould as a passenger.

That forced the deputies' car to crash become pushed into another car, driven by 18-year-old Dallas Speights.

The crash happened around 12:48 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, the release states.

Everyone was taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation continues.

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