Desperate for McDonald’s, 10-Year-Old Steals Mom’s Car, Crashes: Cops
She went from lovin’ it to regrettin’ it very quickly.
One Missouri 10-year-old went from lovin’ it to regrettin’ it very quickly after cops say she stole her mother’s car to get McDonald’s but ended up crashing the vehicle.
The Kansas City Police Department said they were called before 8 a.m. Wednesday to the scene of a crash and were shocked to see a 10-year-old girl behind the wheel of a Chevy Tahoe that had hit a Honda Pilot.
The driver of the Honda Pilot was not injured. The girl sustained minor injuries.
Cops said the girl woke up Wednesday morning with a craving for fast food. Her mom was still sleeping, so she took matters into her own hands, finding the keys to the family vehicle and driving off.
But the girl, who has not been named, got lost on her way to the fast food chain and did not yield to oncoming traffic from the opposite direction, police said.
“Police were called to 12th and Olive about 7:45 a.m. July 31 on a wreck between a Chevy Tahoe and a Honda Pilot. They were surprised to learn that the driver of the Tahoe was a 10-year-old,” police said in a statement.
“Officers learned that when the girl woke up this morning, she wanted to get McDonald’s to eat. Her mother was still sleeping, so the girl took the Tahoe herself. She drove a couple of miles before getting lost. She attempted to turn at 12th and Olive, but since she was an unlicensed 10-year-old, she failed to yield to the Honda coming in the opposite direction.”
Both vehicles sustained heavy damage from the collision, cops added. An electrical utility box and stop sign were also damaged.
Police confirmed that the young girl did not end up making it to McDonald’s.
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