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Unlicensed Teen Driver Crashes, Causes $4,000 in Damages

By: Frankie Jupiter Email
By: Frankie Jupiter Email

January 27, 2013

Charlottesville Police responded to a car crash Sunday afternoon, only to find a unlicensed driver had been behind the wheel.

The 16-year-old was trying make a turn at the intersection of 10th and Page streets. Instead of braking, the teen pressed the gas pedal.

The car crashed into a decorative light post and fence causing $3,000 in property damage and another $1,000 in car damage.

There were no injuries reported. The minor was charged with driving without a license.


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