Teen smuggler hospitalized during drug chase, crash in Alamo

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A teenage drug smuggler has been rushed to a local hospital following a chase that ended with a stolen truck almost crashing into a house.

It all happened off Trinity Street and South Alamo Road around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The teen driver jumped a curb in a stolen truck and crashed into a vacant lot.

Authorities found 62 bundles with about 862 pounds of marijuana inside the truck.

Investigators said the teen driver was taken to a local hospital but his condition was not immediately known.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) helicopter used in the chase crashed south of the area.