Joyriding 8-year-old drives into creek

Jan. 28, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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POTTSVILLE, Pa., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said an 8-year-old joyriding in his grandmother's car was not injured when he plunged the vehicle into a creek.

Investigators said the boy took his grandmother's car for a spin in Schuylkill County's North Manheim Township and drove over an embankment on Market Road, causing the vehicle to land on its side in the water, WFMZ-TV, Allentown, Pa., reported Thursday.

The boy was uninjured and was able to climb out a window, police said.

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