Boy, 13, cited after allegedly wrecking dad's SUV in Delaware

April 30, 2014 10:43:01 AM PDT
A 13-year-old Delaware boy was cited after police say he crashed his father's Toyota 4Runner into a telephone pole.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on Bloomfield Drive, just west of Cloverfield Lane in Harrington.

According to state police, the SUV veered off the north side of the road, dipping into a ditch before hitting the utility pole, shearing it off at the base.

The vehicle continued westbound on the roadway for a short distance before coming to a stop.

The boy was cited by police with Careless Driving, Failure to Remain in a Single Lane, No Insurance in Possession, No Registration in Possession, and Driving Without a Valid License.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

There is no word if anyone else was in the vehicle with the boy.


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