I swear you just bought back bad memories of an accident in Queens NY
in 1987 involving a disgruntled neighbor who was sick and tired of kids
drag racing on his block, so he poured oil down on the street. Then 2
kids in a Mustang GT convertible hit the slick,went out of control, and
wrapped around a tree, killing the driver, hurting the passenger. The
man who caused the accident was arrested. I happened to be there that
night. I did not see the accident, but I saw the car wrapped around the
tree. This is a true story, no BS. It was on the news. Maybe someone
else who lives in the area remembers this story.
I don't recall. It could have been manslaughter, but I'm not sure I was
trying to do a search on it before, but could not find anything. It
happened on Francis Lewis Boulevard in Queens,NY. I know it was in Nov
I remember that too, I lived about 2 blocks from there at the time.
I found this article, which is about a different accident but does mention
some details of that incident as well about 2/3 of the way through the
I never knew that the person who oiled the road was eventually
acquitted...but even so...
Don't oil the road.
I don't recall. It could have been manslaughter, but I'm not sure. I
could not find anything on this story when I did a search. It happened
in Nov 1987 on Francis Lewis Blvd in Queens,NY. The driver that died
was either 19 or 20 years old.
On 1/6/2005 10:57 AM US(ET), effi took fingers to keys, and typed the
In NYS, it could be numerous charges: Two of which are:
Reckless endangerment in the first degree.
A person is guilty of reckless endangerment in the first degree when,
under circumstances evincing a depraved indifference to human life, he
recklessly engages in conduct which creates a grave risk of death to
Reckless endangerment in the first degree is a class D felony.
Manslaughter in the second degree.
A person is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree when:
1. He recklessly causes the death of another person
Manslaughter in the second degree is a class C felony.
Class D felony = up to 7 years.
Class C felony = up to 25 years
And let's not forget civil actions.
a remote operated spike strip?...an even better idea, install a speed
sensitive launched, idiot seeking ground-to-auto short ranged missile
on the corner
In fact, all new cars should come factory equiped with several short
ranged idiot seeking car to car missiles just for those numb-nuts who
think that 1.5 car lengths is more than room enuf to pull in front of
ya in heavy traffic
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