"Teen Mom 2" star, son sent to hospital after car accident

Jenelle Evans poses for a mug shot on Aug. 8, 2011 in Oak Island, North Carolina. Evans was arrested for violating the terms of her probation. The "Teen Mom 2" star has run into a variety of legal problems.
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(CBS) "Teen Mom 2" star Jenelle Evans, her two-year-old son Jace, and an unidentified 18-year-old girl were taken to the hospital after Evans crashed her SUV into a light pole. According to Us Magazine, Wilmington, N.C. police say no drugs or alcohol were involved in the accident, but they are continuing their investigation.

E! Online added that Janelle and the female passenger were sitting in the front seat and were treated for minor injuries from hitting the dashboard. Her son was strapped in his car seat in the back, and was fine, according to Wilmington Police spokeswoman Lucy Crockett.

Evans commented on the car crash on her Twitter feed. "LOOK TMZ.. Crashed into a pole in a parking lot going 10mph no drugs involved I'm clean. Jace is fine I'm injured in the hospital alone," she tweeted, adding that her mother had taken Jace home and refused to wait for her.

Evans has had lengthy legal problems, some of which have been documented on "Teen Mom 2." She was caught on video fighting with another woman, and was sentenced to 12 months probation. In August 2011, she tested positive for marijuana and opiates, and was arrested for violating her probation.

The "Teen Mom 2" also fought over custody of her son, Jace, with her mother, Barbara Evans. Janelle evenually signed over custodial rights to Jace earlier this year. She told Us Magazine, "When he is older, I will tell him I was really young and I couldn't put a roof over my own head, let alone his."

"Once I get a job, save money and have my own place for three months, then I'll bring my mom to court," Evans added to the magazine.


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