Crack head injures 40 driving through crowd intentionally

abudabit

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#1
WASHINGTON - The woman charged with plowing a car through a crowded street festival at speeds up to 70 mph had been "smoking crack all day long," Police Chief Cathy Lanier said, citing statements from the woman and witnesses.

At least 40 people were injured as the car sent people and baby strollers flying, Mayor Adrian M. Fenty said Sunday.

Tonya Bell, 30, was preliminarily charged with aggravated assault while armed, with the "armed" designation referring to use of a vehicle. She faced a hearing in District of Columbia Superior Court on Monday.

Authorities believe Bell, of Oxon Hill, Md., was going about 70 mph Saturday evening when she drove through Unifest, a church-sponsored street festival in southeast Washington. She was treated for an ankle injury, police said.

Officials were still waiting for toxicology results.

Bell appeared to be laughing as she drove the car with flattened tires and broken windows into the crowd, said Linda Greene, who saw Bell's car from her porch.

"The car just passed so fast, and all of a sudden I just heard people screaming," said Denise Jackson. "I turned around, and it was like bodies falling out of the sky."

Her son, 4-year-old Marcellus Jackson, was thrown out of the speeding car's path by his father, Fenty said. Marcellus suffered a broken leg. His father, Vincent Hayes, was hit by the car but was OK.

Police said Bell was seen driving erratically and had struck an unmarked police car 20 minutes before the injuries at the street festival. Police Cmdr. Patrick Burke said officers had followed Bell's station wagon but were told to stop because the traffic violation did not pose a threat to officers.

After the car entered the crowd, police didn't use their weapons because of the risk to civilians. Instead, officers risked their lives and threw two motor scooters under the station wagon to bring it to a stop, Lanier said. Two officers suffered minor injuries. One woman said her husband reached into the car and put it in park.

A 7-year-old girl in the car with Bell was not injured and was taken by Child Protective Services. Her identity was not released.
So many little tid bits in this story.
 
#2
It's amazing that nobody was killed. It's sad to think that just because this piece of garbage was lucky enough to not kill anyone she'll probably be out of prison in a short amount of time.
 

Fruit Monkey

Don't stare at it eat it! P-1 In trainning
#3
wow so the part that she works in government aint in that story yet?

I hear 39 people hit by her where white, but its not racial.
 

Salem

Midgets = funny
#4
Hit and run involving a piloce cruiser and that didnt pose a threat huh? Thats nice.
 

d0uche_n0zzle

**Negative_Creep**
#5
We need to do something about the use of these assault vehicles. There is no need for anyone to ever go above the posted speed limit. Outlaw them all!

If it saves just one life, then it's worth it. :icon_mrgr
 

PDX909

Registered User
#6
"Crack head injures 40 driving through crowd intentionally"

Coulda been a leprechaun..


..someone please get this gag
 
#7
"Crack head injures 40 driving through crowd intentionally"

Coulda been a leprechaun..


..someone please get this gag
:haha7:

I doubt there's anyone here that doesn't get that gag. I just wanna know where the gold.
 

THE FEZ MAN

as a matter of fact i dont have 5$
#8
i blame video games, god damn that Rockstar company and there Grand Theft Auto. BAN THEM ALL
 
#9
I blame the GUNS. This wouldn't have ever happened if they would ban guns.
 

HateMyName

Functioning Psychotic
#10
If she had been smoking weed all day instead of crack, this never would have happened.
40 people injured and all but one of them are out of the hospital today. Why are old folks so much more lethal when they plow into crowds?

I'm gonna get a backhoe and dig up the tree...
 

thelord68

There's always time for lubricant
#11
4-year-old Marcellus Jackson, was thrown out of the speeding car's path by his father, Fenty said. His father, Vincent Hayes, was hit by the car but was OK, though Marcellus was pretty fuckin' far from OK.
There, fixed it. I hate when reporters can't get their facts straight.
 

Deadbent

You can go fuck.
#12
I would pay to see a youtube of the calamity.
 

Pigdango

Silence, you mortal Fuck!
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#13
This is my favorite story of all time
 
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