This just in: an unnamed 16-year-old teen flipped his SUV while driving illegally to school at 8:04 a.m. this morning. According to reports, the car careened out of control while turning from Martin Luther King Jr. Way onto Allston Way, flipped and then slammed into a cement planter. Luckily the planter was there, too, because it came between several thousand pounds of skidding metal and, well, Berkeley High School.
Police say that no one was injured as few people were on campus so early in the morning. The shaken driver is in a lot of doo-doo for driving that SUV without a license–otherwise, he’s fine.
Except for the part where he fled the scene of a hit-and-run in a completely separate collision. That one was perpetuated a few minutes earlier by himself when he sideswiped a car about a block from the high school before speeding off again. Now, if only Berkeley students were always that eager to get to class…
Tags:accidents, berkeley high, metaphorical trainwrecks
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