Monster truck destroys 16-year old girl's first car

Destroyed Toyota Corolla
Destroyed Toyota Corolla

PUNTA GORDA, FL (WFLX) - A Florida man is charged with destroying a 16-year-old girl's first car. Police say he drove a monster truck right over it.

It happened Saturday at the Redneck Yacht Club, a popular off-road park in Punta Gorda.

Police say Norman Nowling deliberately drove over the Toyota Corolla several times while the crowd cheered him on.

Video of the destruction has gone viral.

The teenage driver was at a nearby mud pit with friends when someone mentioned a car had been flattened.  She called security.

Nowling was arrested, but is out after posting $2,500 bail. He's charged with felony criminal mischief.

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