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10-year-old’s attempted trip to McDonald’s ends with crash

Posted at 3:56 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 16:56:15-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sometimes, you’ve just gotta have a Happy Meal.

A 10-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, girl hopped in the family SUV while her mother was sleeping and wrecked into another car, trying to get to McDonald’s.

KCPD officers were called around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning to the area of 12th and Olive streets, where a Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into a Honda Pilot.

The 10-year-old was driving the Tahoe and told officers when she woke up she just wanted to eat McDonald’s, so she drove herself.

After a few miles, the girl got lost and then caused a crash while attempting a turn in the 1200 block of Olive Street.

“Since she was an unlicensed 10-year-old, she failed to yield to the Honda coming in the opposite direction,” KCPD said in a statement.

Both vehicles were heavily damaged along with an electrical utility box and stop sign.

The girl was transported to a local hospital with minor bumps and bruises. The other driver was not injured.

No word on when the girl will get her next Happy Meal.