5-Year-Old Boy Pulled Over Trying to Drive To California to Buy a Lamborghini
A Utah Highway Patrol officer pulled a vehicle over yesterday and was surprised to find a young child behind the wheel.
The officer was moving to stop a speeder when he saw the SUV moving at 32 MPH in a 70 MPH zone. He thought it was either an impaired driver or someone having a medical emergency.
Lt. Nick Street said "There’s a curve in the road and he was kind of having a hard time making the curve."
When the officer approached the vehicle, there was a scared young boy with both his feet pressing the brake pedal. The officer put the car in park, turned off the engine, and asked the boy where he was headed.
The boy explained he had gotten in an argument with his mom before she went to work. His older siblings were supposed to be watching him, but he grabbed a key and snuck out.
"He was determined to go get a Lamborghini with the money he had in his wallet. Apparently he didn't realize you can get one in Utah. He might have been short on the purchase amount, as he only had $3 dollars in his wallet.
The boy was only able to travel a few miles. The county attorney is reviewing the case to see if any charges should be pressed toward the boy's parents, but judging by his emotional state during the traffic stop, there's a pretty slim chance of this happening again.
Read more at KSL.