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.


Information from: Post Register