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Boy with autism drives toy ATV onto Bronx River Parkway

Three quick-thinking good samaritans slowed their cars to

Three quick-thinking good samaritans slowed their cars to surround the boy and protect him. (August 4, 2014 5:50 PM)

A 6-year-old boy with autism is safe and sound this morning after driving a toy ATV onto the Bronx River Parkway.

According to investigators, the boy was with his grandmother and 16-year-old cousin at a park near South Seventh Avenue in Mount Vernon Sunday evening. They say they were somehow momentarily distracted, and that's when the child took off on a miniature ATV.

Authorities say...

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