Idaho man pleads guilty to purposely driving off road with wife, child inside

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho Falls man who intentionally drove his vehicle off the road with his wife and infant child inside has pleaded guilty to felony injury to a child.

The Post Register reports that 19-year-old Nathan Ward made the plea Wednesday in 7th District Court.

Police say that Ward in June crashed his 2000 Dodge Caravan into a fence and irrigation canal.

Authorities say his wife and child received minor injuries.

Ward is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 28. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Information from: Post Register