Father celebrates purchase of new car by riding on the roof while passenger steered the vehicle

Donald Slaughter 
By: Chan Yuan

A father who was very excited over the purchase of his new car, decided to take it for a spin while riding on the roof of the vehicle.

Police in Texas, said that they arrested a man after he was seen on the roof of a moving vehicle.

According to Houston police, officers saw 36-year-old Donald Slaughter, riding on the roof of a vehicle near the intersection of Homestead Road and Guadalupe Street.

When they pulled the vehicle over, they said that they discovered a passenger steering the car.

Shockingly, they also found Slaughter's 5-year-old son in the back seat of the car. The child was not in a car seat or restrained with a seatbelt.

When asked why he was riding on the roof of the car, Slaughter told officers that he was celebrating the purchase of his new vehicle, police said.

Slaughter was arrested and charged with endangering a child. His bail was set at $15,000.

Police said that the 5-year-old boy was handed over to the custody of his mother, who arrived at the scene.