Cybersecdn- In a surprising and concerning incident, a 10-year-old child from St. Petersburg, Florida, was involved in a car crash while driving their family’s Nissan on Interstate 275. The incident occurred at approximately 6:07 p.m.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the child had taken the car without permission and was driving it north in the left lane along I-275 near I-375. During the drive, the Nissan attempted to overtake and sideswiped a truck that was driving ahead in the center lane. This collision caused the Nissan to rotate and crash into a bridge rail.
Fortunately, the child driver suffered only minor injuries in the crash. Meanwhile, the truck involved in the accident, driven by a 27-year-old man from Wimauma, came to a controlled stop, and the driver and his two passengers remained uninjured.
At this time, no additional information has been provided regarding the circumstances leading to the child’s unauthorized use of the family car or the specific details of the crash. This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of child safety and parental supervision, as well as the potential risks associated with unauthorized access to vehicles.