Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Only In New York!

Wowie wowie! This is astounding, especially considering the condition of the roads...

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a person was hit by a car, then swept under a van and dragged nearly 17 miles through New York City before that driver realized it.

The badly damaged body has not been identified. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says investigators are tracing the route searching for body parts. The first driver notified police after hitting the person around 6 a.m. Wednesday. In the meantime, the second driver went over the victim. It's not clear if the person was alive at that point.

The van drove on drove on three New York City highways from Queens to Brooklyn before stopping to check the vehicle. But he didn't see the body until a pedestrian pointed it out. Police say no criminality is suspected.


  1. Anonymous3:02 PM

    he probably just thought it was a lot of potholes -- and he wouldn't be wrong

  2. True... So easy to make that mistake, but 17 miles!!??!

  3. Anonymous10:12 AM

    let's check the drivers' license -- was it legal? did they even have a license?