A SALT LAKE GRANDFATHER ENDED UP WITH A CITATION, OVER THE WEEKEND, AFTER ALLOWING HIS GRANDSON, 9, TO BACK HIS JEEP OUT OF THE DRIVEWAY.

WITH GRAMPA SITTING IN THE PASSENGER SEAT, POLICE SAY THE BOY PANICKED... HIT THE GAS PEDAL TOO HARD... AND BACKED INTO A NEIGHBOR'S HOME.

THE JEEP CRASHED INTO A LIVING ROOM, INJURING THE NEIGHBOR WHEN THE IMPACT PUSHED A COUCH ONTO HER FOOT.

THE CRASH ALSO CAUSED MAJOR DAMAGE.

THE INJURY WAS ONLY MINOR.