Andrea Cantu let 13-year old drive – crash in Freeport nearly severs passengers arm

A Saturday one car crash severely injured a teenage passenger in Freeport, Texas according to Freeport police.  A 13-year old was driving the vehicle while 22-year old Andrea Cantu, the owner of the vehicle, sat in the passenger seat. 22-year old Rodney Harris sat in the back seat along with a 16-year old passenger. Police said the four were drinking alcohol and taking pills while at a party at a home in Freeport and when they left the 13-year old was driving. The underage driver backed into a pickup truck at a Bucees gas station but left the scene: the pickup truck owner followed and called police. The teen driver then crashed into a pole at Avenue A and Fisher. The 16-year old rear seat passenger was admitted to the Intensive Car Unit at Memorial Hermann – her arm was nearly severed in the collision but fortunately doctors were able to reattach it. Channel 11 story is here.

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