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‘Me Driving Like An Idiot’ YouTube Video Leads To Florida Teen’s Arrest

NEW SMYRNA BEACH , Fla. (UPI) — A Florida teen who posted a YouTube video of himself driving erratically down State Road 44 in New Smyrna Beach was arrested and charged with crashing into multiple cars.

Robert Kelley was charged with two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with injuries after posting the four-minute “Me driving like an idiot” clip online. It has since been removed from YouTube.

Kelley reportedly filmed himself crashing into four vehicles and put five people, including himself, in the hospital. He was arrested on Friday after posting the video online on Tuesday.

“He wasn’t concerned about anyone’s safety,” Sgt. Eugene Griffith told WESH. “He just drove in a manner, cutting people off left and right just a total disregard for our citizens. We’re just really lucky we’re not dealing with a death in this case.”

The 18-year-old is also facing charges of reckless driving and driving without a license.

Police Chief George Markert said police are looking at the video to decide whether to charge Kelley with intentional battery with a vehicle, according to the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

“We certainly appreciate it,” Markert said of Kelley’s uploading of the video.

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