Police said an unlicensed 15-year-old boy will face charges after taking an SUV out for a joyride with some friends in Westerly and then crashing it.
The SUV crashed into a pole on Potter Hill Road at about 3 a.m. Wednesday.
The Westerly police chief said the driver was hospitalized at Hasbro Children's Hospital. Three others in the car were treated at Westerly Hospital and released.
There were no signs of alcohol.
Police said they expect the driver to face at least a charge of driving without a license.
Police said no one in the SUV owned it.