10-year-old Colorado boy takes control of speeding car
GOLDEN, Colo. — When Gryffin Sanders saw his great grandmother pass out behind the wheel of a car while going 60 miles per hour, he wasn’t quite sure what was happening. A few moments later, the boy knew he had to do something.
“My first thought was actually, is this a test or what?” Gryffin, 10, said. “My heart was thumping.”
Gryffin said his great grandmother, 74-year-old Darlene Nestor, passed out while in mid-sentence.
“I tried to wake her up at first,” Gryffin said. “Then, I just took the wheel and drove it into the ditch.”