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Six-year-old killed on joyride with brother
ARIZONA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police in Arizona are investigating a tragic crash where a 6-year-old girl died while her 8-year-old brother was behind the wheel.
911 calls came into emergency dispatchers in Phoenix after drivers saw the car was seen swerving all over the road.
It turns out an 8-year-old had taken his mother's car for a joyride with his little sister, reaching speeds of up to 60 miles per hour.
One man started following the car after he noticed the boy behind the wheel.
"They looked scared when they saw me like they knew they were doing something wrong. They looked scared," said Rudy De La Cruz.
Police eventually started following the car, trying to get the boy to pull over. He wound up crashing into a tree, killing his little sister.
The boy is expected to be okay.