Posted By Staff
Date: July 22nd, 2012
Category: Nutty News
Officers’ investigation revealed that the girl’s 29-year -old uncle, identified as Derrick Charles Hess, of Beaverton was seated in the passenger seat of his 1988 Honda Accord while attempting to teach his 5-year-old niece how to start a car.
The niece was in the driver’s seat and had the clutch depressed on the manual transmission car while she started the engine.
Her foot slipped off the clutch and the vehicle moved at an idle veering to the right across the driveway of the residence over a grassy area and into the neighbor’s driveway.
The Honda struck a parked blue Dodge minivan in the next door neighbor’s driveway causing minor damage.
This collision caused the minivan’s owner, a 64 year old woman standing near the van to fall and break her pelvis. Full Article