13-year-old steals ambulance; survives dangerous crash

Authorities say the boy with autism hit a police cruiser and injured a fireman and motorcyclist before crashing into a ditch.
2:12 | 08/25/18

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Is is an incredible story with incredible video. Thiskie firefighter in Rhode Island beinaised for his efforts. He tried to stop -- that's a -year-old boy, police say took off in an ambulance and crashed to a motorcycle ABC's Keeth Moton joins us N M good morning, Kenneth. Repr: Yeah, you sai. There's video. I think I watched it about a hundred timendll in shock. First respond land needhe emergency help when that boy jumped into an ambulance, locked the doors and went on a brief dangerous ride.is morning it's the inle mome 13-year-old Rhode Island boy survivebeing behind Theel of this out-of-col ambulance. We gobad accident involving our rescue. Reporter: Look closer. U N see a morcycle on a collision courseith the emgency vehicle. The man on that bike wearing a gopro camera. The drivinarly 50 miles per hour, his brakes sqas he tried top. You can see a firefighter who off bere the colon. Authorities in Coventry say the boy has ADHD and autism. Earliee teen's M called for help when he jumped out of her carere walking on the road. Police trio calm the boy down. Polic evaluatedfoy he was acting. Repter: From the ambulance comes out slamming into a pa car. The ambulance disappeared into the woods cr in a ditc the first responders rushed to . That hero firefighter, Scott brown, who was holding Dee injured, stin boy, the biker D firefighter brown, who is being praised F his quick actions onufred minor injuries from the joyride gone terribly wrong the police and fire departments ere in Coventry are using this incident as aing moment, reviewing ocols and procedures. Fire chief really struck me. Ey said ts incident B in acuteus the challens that parents, care givers and en experience whenling with autism. Absolutely. Absutely, absely. Those people are doicredible work every day. Eth, thank you vmuch. Really appreciate it.

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