Kids Behind The Wheel
4 and 5-year-old team up to take family van on destructive joyride.
Two young boys caused a bit of damage when they took a joy ride through a Miami, Ohio apartment complex Thursday afternoon.
Police said the two boys, ages 4 and 5, took the keys and started the family van at the Eagle Ridge Apartments.
The 5-year-old was at the wheel and put it in reverse and promptly backed into a pickup truck and a tree.
He then put it in drive and knocked down a mailbox.
That's when a neighbor saw what was happening.
She was able to get the boys to stop, then reached in a took the keys.
The boy's father said he was feeling ill and took medication, then fell asleep on the couch.
That's when the two boys hatched their plan for a quick getaway.
No one was injured.
Police are still investigating and did not say whether the father would face any charges.