A person in California who had his automotive stolen whereas attempting to repair one other driver’s flat tire has been caught on video being dragged alongside the highway because the thief tried to hurry away whereas he was clinging to the car’s door.
Reed Pellerin, a resident of Los Angeles’ Silverlake neighborhood, advised Fox 11 that he captured the startling footage whereas driving close to his residence Monday night time.
“The man was hanging from the automotive they’d gotten into an altercation…like highway rage,” he advised the station. “I assumed it was highway rage, a highway rage scenario, nevertheless it wasn’t.”
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Police say the sufferer – who was not recognized – had stopped alongside the highway to assist a stranded driver change a flat tire. The carjacker then apparently hopped contained in the sufferer’s automotive whereas it was unattended and took off.
The video reveals sparks flying from the roadway because the sufferer’s steel-tipped boots dragged alongside its floor. After about three quarters of a mile, the sufferer let go and was handled and launched by medical employees on the scene.
Police ultimately captured the alleged thief after recognizing the automotive in one other a part of Los Angeles later that night and he reportedly was taken into custody with out incident.