A nine-year-old boy who was driving his drunk dad to the shops was stopped by police in Mosgiel, NZ, at around 19:30 hours on Sunday.
The irresponsible father had been helping his son to steer the car before officers undoubtedly prevented a serious accident.
The 32-year-old man wanted to travel to a local bottle store, but knowing that he was over the legal limit, he instead got his son to drive.
One witness who saw the vehicle get stopped posted on social media about the “awkward moment when someone just happens to have their clearly underage kid sober driving for them, and the police paddy wagon comes round the corner past them at the lights”.
Another witness told Stuff.co.nz that the car was stopped at the intersection of Gordon and Bush roads when a passing police vehicle performed a U-turn to prevent the young driver from going any further.
Officers said that the investigation was ‘on-going’ and that no charges have been brought at this stage.
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