LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident in the Shawnee neighborhood that left two juveniles dead and another injured.
Second Division officers responded to the 100 block of Northwestern Parkway around 8 p.m. Sunday.
According to a Metro Police spokeswoman, an older model Jeep Cherokee was traveling southbound on Northwestern Parkway when it veered off the roadway, hitting a utility pole and a tree.
Police said the juvenile female driver and a juvenile male passenger sitting in the back of the vehicle were taken to UofL Hospital where they both were pronounced dead.
A juvenile male, a front seat passenger was transported with minor injuries.
Police confirmed the vehicle was stolen and they said speed was a contributing factor in the accident.
The names and actual ages of the deceased have not been released.
The Traffic Unit is Investigating.