ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – A Florida mother has been charged with child neglect after instructing her 7-year-old son to drive her car on a public street through their neighborhood in suburban Orlando while she filmed him.
The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that 34-year-old Kwaniqua Glenn was arrested Thursday. She also is charged with allowing an unauthorized person to drive a motor vehicle.
Sheriff’s office investigators say Glenn told her son to get behind the wheel and then filmed him from the passenger seat as he drove about a third of a mile at an average speed of 28 miles per hour. The sheriff’s office said she posted the video on social media where a school resource deputy saw it.
No one was injured. Glenn couldn’t be reached for comment.
More stories you may like on 7News
The driver of a car was killed after a collision with an 18-wheeler Wednesday morning on Augusta Road in Greenville.
Snow is falling across the region and is expected to stick to surfaces as temperatures continue dropping.
Several racist flyers were found in several buildings at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, according to the school.
The mountains could see snowflakes by 7 p.m. Tuesday, while the Upstate could see snow starting around midnight.
A Pacolet man has died a week after a crash on US-176 in Spartanburg County.