5-Year-Old Boy Crashes While Driving to Buy a Candy Bar
POSTED: Friday, July 22, 2011 - 1:07pm
UPDATED: Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 11:59am
EL PASO - Police are investigating a one vehicle crash overnight involving a 5-year old driver.
The crash happened at about 1:45 a.m. this morning on Copia and Aurora in Central El Paso. Police said the boy was driving a blue Ford Aerostar van when he lost control and crashed into a post and crossing sign.
According to emergency radio transmissions, the 5-year-old jumped out after the crash and started running away. Police caught up with him and called his mother.
The boy told police he was driving to the store to buy candy bar when the crash happened.
No one was hurt.