3 injured after boy with autism steals ambulance in Rhode Island

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3 injured after boy with autism steals ambulance in Rhode Island. Christie Ileto reports during Action News at 10 a.m. on August 26, 2018.

A 13-year-old boy with ADHD and autism managed to get behind the wheel of a Rhode Island ambulance, and take it on a joyride that risked the lives of at least three people.

The ambulance went out of control shortly after the teen took the wheel, and crossed a highway just as a bike approached.

The bike slammed into the emergency vehicle.

A firefighter who was trying to get in the ambulance to stop the young driver just missed getting hit.

Amazingly, the biker, firefighter and teen escaped the crash with minor injuries.

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