A teenager is being charged after deputies say he stole a car and crashed it in Hawkins County.

According to reports, the 16-year-old took the car, Saturday night from a house where he had been working for the owner.

Officers say the teen crashed the car in Mount Carmel after leading police on a short chase.

During the chase the teen is accused of hitting two patrol cars.

The chase  ended when the car flipped over and hit a tree. The teen was evaluated at the hospital and then arrested.