Driver Stops Car to Beat up Woman in Crosswalk - NBC Bay Area

Driver Stops Car to Beat up Woman in Crosswalk



    Driver Stops Car to Beat up Woman in Crosswalk

    There are bad drivers ... and then there are REALLY bad drivers.

    A man in a green vehicle nearly crashed into a woman in a crosswalk in the Excelsior last week, prompting her to yell "whoa."

    Everyone, at some point, as been nearly hit by a crazed driver who can't slow down for a moment to let other people cross the street. But this particular driver went above and beyond the normal actions of a psychopath, according to SF Weekly: he swung his car around, jumped out, and started to pummel the woman he'd nearly just killed.

    The woman's boyfriend ran to her rescue, but found his nose broken when a passenger in the car started swinging punches.

    But the clever criminals made one big mistake: after hopping back in their car and speeding off, they failed to notice that one of them had dropped his driver's license and a bunch of DMV papers. Whoops.

    They were arrested not long after.

    It wasn't the only reckless driving around the city last week: a drag race on 280 ended in a vehicle rollover, trapping people inside.

    And in Brentwood, a car chased down two pedestrians in a crosswalk, sending a woman and a boy to the hospital with serious injuries. And across the country, fourteen people were killed when a bus tumbled across the highway and was impaled on a traffic sign.

    Nationally, about 35,000 people are killed in preventable car crashes every year.