NEW CASTLE (KDKA) — A Lawrence county mom says her son is recovering at home after he got behind the wheel of their minivan and rolled down the street crashing into another car.

Mary Cole told police her 8-year-old son accidentally popped the vehicle out of park while playing in the driver’s seat.

The car rolled down Pearson Street in new castle. The boy jumped out before it slammed into a parked car.

He was treated for minor injuries.

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