12-year-old kids looking to jump behind the wheel should stick to go-karts and video games. Or maybe empty fields. Otherwise, things don't usually end well, as was the case for a preteen girl in Pikangikum, Ontario.

The 12-year-old reportedly swiped the family pickup truck, then loaded it up with ten friends: three 10-year-olds, three 13-year-olds, three 14-year-olds and one 21-year-old.

When police tried to intervene, the girl sped away. Out of safety concerns for the young driver and her passengers, officers elected not to pursue. She wound up crashing anyway. All parties fled the scene, and luckily, it appears no one was seriously injured. Unfortunately, everyone in Pikangikum was inconvenienced as a result.

You see, the truck smashed into a utility pole, knocking out the town's power. Charges are pending against the young joyrider.


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      Andre Lavoie
      • 3 Years Ago
      Was the 21 year old brain dead?
      Mundotaku
      • 3 Years Ago
      Was the 21 year old one retarded or something?
        LoneWolf
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Mundotaku
        I guess he/she was drunk and didn't wanted to get a DUI ;)
      budwsr25
      • 3 Years Ago
      The kids today are growing up so fast. I blame fisher-price for making the power wheels so realistic.
      kevsflanagan
      • 3 Years Ago
      How come I'm more disturbed by the fact there was a lone 21 year old with these kids?
      Clock
      • 3 Years Ago
      Which seat can I take?
      theBizMachine
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sounds like they were on their way to the Clown Car World Championship with their manager.
      djvinnybricks
      • 3 Years Ago
      That's the way she goes, Bubs.
      crandallRk
      • 3 Years Ago
      I blame Rebecca Black. Encouraging middle-schoolers to drive around. Pure Evil.
        Mundotaku
        • 3 Years Ago
        @crandallRk
        Actually, she was going to ride too, but she didn't know where to sit.
      may2nic
      • 3 Years Ago
      its canada what would you expect?
        Al Terego
        • 3 Years Ago
        @may2nic
        Well, let's see..? Better grasp of English and grammar than your offering?
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Al Terego
          You're*
          Harrison
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Al Terego
          Actually, your could work here too as it would imply that Al is referring to the original poster's offering, which, in this case, is the original post.
      razrrick13
      • 3 Years Ago
      and one 21-year-old. What. The. Hell? But no really you do the crime there has to be some kind of reciprocation for that little girl. Kids that steal cars and lead cops on a joyride and crash into stuff put many people in danger. Juvenile prison should have a special spot for them.
        Chris
        • 3 Years Ago
        @razrrick13
        Unfortunately, here in Canada, anybody 12 or younger cannot be criminally charged with anything...
          creamwobbly
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Chris
          That's because civilisation recognises that children are less responsible for their actions than their parents or guardians. Charge the adults involved. Investigate them. Investigate the irresponsible atmosphere that allowed this to happen. Finally, counsel the child, maybe even put into foster care, if it comes to it.
      jwalk2235
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hope they were drinking from plastic liquor bottles so they weren't cut by broken glass. Their liquor bottles probably had nipples on them. We hear also, a seed popped unexpectedly in the pipe the driver was smoking, scaring her, thus resulting in the loss of control of the vehicle.
      jwalk2235
      • 3 Years Ago
      Whenever you think you have heard it all just wait around a coupla days. This is one of the funniest stories of the year, especially when you learn one of the friends is a 21-year-old!!! Can't wait to find out how many minutes her parents take away from her cell phone account this month for punishment! "Now don't you do that no more!"
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