MT. VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A boy with autism was rescued from the Bronx River Parkway in Mt. Vernon Sunday evening after investigators said he accidentally drove onto the highway, CBS 2 reported.
Investigators said the 6-year-old was driving a ride-in, battery-operated children’s electric car in a nearby park when he accidentally ended up on the parkway.
Police told 1010 WINS a teenager was looking after him when he got distracted.