Woman charged in crash caused by 12-y...

Woman charged in crash caused by 12-year-old driver

There are 22 comments on the Des Moines Register story from Mar 18, 2009, titled Woman charged in crash caused by 12-year-old driver. In it, Des Moines Register reports that:

A Creston woman could spend 40 years in prison for allegedly allowing her 12-year-old niece to drive, and crash, a vehicle occupied by three other children.

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#21 Mar 29, 2009
I just read the article in the Des Moines register. That is just terrible. I can't imagine why on earth this gal would have thought it was acceptible to allow this child to driver her car, much less w/ other babies in the car. My word! I surely hope this girl can get some help for her drinking problem. I must admit that when I was 12 I lived in a very small town in Iowa and drove my Mother around to different bars, thank the Lord that I was lucky enough to have caused no accidents or gotten caught trying to drive at such a young age. I am a firm believer of not driving drunk because of my Mothers actions. I do believe this gal has an issue w/ drinking. I surely hope those babies are able to recover.

Since: Nov 08

Greenfield, IA

#22 Apr 15, 2009
i feel sorry for the kid people should watch there kids

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