Brothers, 6 and 3, take parents’ car for joyride in Malaysia

A six 12 months previous boy in Malaysia put his three 12 months outdated brother within the passenger seat of his parent’s car and took it for a 2.5 kilometre joyride before crashing right into a lamppost late Tuesday night time.
The motive? They needed to buy a toy automotive.
After the boys’ father fell asleep, they waited for their mother to go to the toilet to sneak out of their home – on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island close to the border of Thailand – and “borrow” the Toyota Vios at around 11pm.
The six year previous boy managed to drive 2.5 kilometres away from house earlier than dropping management, mentioned Langkawi Police Chief Shariman Ashari…
“The driver was a minor aged six, who was driving a passenger – his brother, aged three. The crash occurred when the car, travelling from Ulu Meleka in path of Kampung Nyior Chabang, misplaced control and crashed into a lamppost close to Kampung Titi Chanwang.”
The elder boy sustained a minimize on his face within the crash whereas his youthful brother luckily came out unscathed. The automobile bonnet was significantly damaged.
Other drivers on the road stated that they noticed the car driving recklessly and chased it as a end result of they assumed the motive force was drunk. It seems he was simply six.
In a video posted on Facebook, the six 12 months old may be heard telling passersby, “Mother is at home and we are going buying.” “ Become an insider wish to purchase a black car,” his youthful brother provides.
According to the witness who took the video, the six 12 months outdated controlled the steering wheel and the three year previous controlled the throttle pedal.
He identified that when related “joyride” incidents have happened in Malaysia prior to now, the parents/guardians of the baby drivers have been charged underneath Section 39(5) of the Road Transport of 1987…

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