Brothers, 6 and three, take parents’ automobile for joyride in Malaysia

A six 12 months outdated boy in Malaysia put his three yr old brother in the passenger seat of his parent’s car and took it for a 2.5 kilometre joyride before crashing right into a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.
The motive? They wished to purchase a toy car.
After the boys’ father fell asleep, they waited for his or her mom to go to the bathroom to sneak out of their house – on Malaysia’s Langkawi Island near the border of Thailand – and “borrow” the Toyota Vios at around 11pm.
The six year old boy managed to drive 2.5 kilometres away from house before shedding management, stated 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 automotive, travelling from Ulu Meleka in course of Kampung Nyior Chabang, lost management and crashed right into a lamppost near Kampung Titi Chanwang.”
The elder boy sustained a minimize on his face in the crash while his youthful brother fortunately came out unscathed. The car bonnet was considerably damaged.
Concealed on the street stated that they saw the automobile driving recklessly and chased it because they assumed the motive force was drunk. It seems he was simply six.
In a video posted on Facebook, the six year previous may be heard telling passersby, “Mother is at house and we are going purchasing.” “We want to purchase a black automotive,” his youthful brother adds.
According to the witness who took the video, the six yr old managed the steering wheel and the three year outdated managed the throttle pedal.
He identified that when similar “joyride” incidents have happened in Malaysia in the past, the parents/guardians of the child drivers have been charged beneath Section 39(5) of the Road Transport of 1987…

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