A 7 & 10-year-old take car in Goochland and crash on I-64

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by Brandon Jarvis

Early Tuesday morning at approximately, 8:35 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to reports of a black Lexus that was taken and driven by a male, 10-year-old with a 7-year-old male passenger, out of Fluvanna County and traveling eastbound I-64.

According to police, the preliminary investigation revealed that the 10-year-old was traveling on eastbound I-64 around the 148 mile marker and was all over the roadway. Someone that was behind the juveniles called the police and followed them to the Gum Springs exit, where the juveniles struck the callers Nissan Rogue and then continued onto I-64 and eventually crashing around the 160 mile marker in a median.

Fire and rescue were on scene and checked all involved and there are no reported injuries.

A Fluvanna County Sergeant responded to the scene so he can transport the juveniles back to Fluvanna and is handling the unauthorized use of the vehicle.

Virginia State Police is handling the investigation of the crash.

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One thought on “A 7 & 10-year-old take car in Goochland and crash on I-64

  • July 24, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    I am glad the kids were unharmed in the accident. Parents should be more aware of their kids and never leave car keys accessible to minors.


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