Chase Started With Stolen Gas
(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – A car chase that ended with a near-fatal accident in Idaho Falls Thursday night started with stolen gas. Investigators say 19-year-old Brett Karinen filled his car with just over $57 in gas from the Maverik on Sunnyside and Ammon Roads before speeding off without paying for it. Police engaged Karinen in a pursuit, which ended at the intersection of Holmes and 17th Street, when Karinen hit another car. A Mother and Daughter were in the other car, and were taken to EIRMC with injuries. Britny Rolston, and her 13-year old daughter Kennedy had a variety of broken bones and laserations. They remain hospitalized in fair condition. Karinen is in the Bonneville County jail on felony eluding charges.