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Brave 10-year-old boy tried to steer family car out of danger after driving dad suffered seizure

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A brave 10-year-old boy grabbed the steering wheel of his family’s car when his driving dad suffered a seizure.

But little could be done, with the man’s foot believed to be stuck on the accelerator, as the car ploughed into a garage in Melbourne’s north-west.

The crash took place in Niddrie on Tuesday afternoon.

A family car with a dad and his three sons on board rocketed towards a T-intersection before slamming into the side of a garage.

Danielle Gourdeas uses the room for her beauty business, with about $200,000 worth of damage sustained.

The crumpled front of the family’s car.
The crumpled front of the family’s car. Credit: 7NEWS

She told 7NEWS she was in the car’s path only seconds before it crashed.

“I moved to the left and the next thing you know a car just went…



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