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Drunken couple allowed a 9-year-old to drive them home

08 February 2016, 17:32

Lagos – They say don’t drink and drive, but don’t give the vehicle over to your child either. As one couple discovered when they allowed a nine-year-old to drive them home.

Fox29 reported that Amanda Eggert and her boyfriend, James Roth, from Wisconsin, were so intoxicated that they let Eggert’s nine-year-old daughter drive their truck home.

The police arrested the couple after they received a 911 compliant that someone was driving erratically on one of Wisconsin’s rural roads.

Also Read: Teen kills mom, 2 neighbors, then himself

Deputy Jeff Hahn revealed that when he pulled the car over he discovered that he driver was nine-years-old and the couple also had an 11-month-old baby strapped up in the car seat.

Roth and Eggert have been charged with child neglect and second degree recklessly endangering safety.

The children are staying with family as the couple remain behind bars.

Read more at Fox29

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