Idaho Dog Charlie Drives Car Into River

Should have taught Charlie how to use the brake. That will teach these humans to leave those keys around... Thanks to Kiko and Josie for...

Joy  |  Jun 25th 2007


Should have taught Charlie how to use the brake. That will teach these humans to leave those keys around…

Thanks to Kiko and Josie for barking in this article from Local6.com.

Dog Drives Car Into River

SAGLE, Idaho — Charlie the black lab drove his owner’s car into the Pend Oreille River.



As Mark Ewing walked home this week after returning from picking up a pizza, Charlie jumped into the car through an open window, and apparently knocked the vehicle into gear.

“He somehow got the car into neutral,” Ewing said. “My car just went boom, down an incline and into the drink.”

Ewing could only watch as his Chevy Impala sank into the river. No dummy, Charlie jumped out of the window as the car went downhill.

“There’s nothing weirder than looking at your car cruising down your driveway when you’re not in it and seeing your dog jump out and then watching your car go splash,” Ewing said.

Actually, things got a little weirder when the tow truck driver showed up.

Before the driver dove into the water to hook the car up to his truck, he asked Ewing to hold his dentures.

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