Seven-year-old boy caught driving a car through city

A MAN has been charged with serious traffic offences after police intercepted a car allegedly being driven by a seven-year-old boy at Surfers Paradise in the early hours of this morning.

It is alleged a man was in the passenger seat of the vehicle when police pulled the car over on The Esplanade around 3am.

A 41-year-old man from New South Wales has been charged with dangerous operation of a motorvehicle and adult in charge under the influence of liquor.

He is expected to face the Southport Magistrates Court on July 3, 2013.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.