Friday, August 19, 2011

Driver Tries to Stop Runaway Pickup Truck Fred Flintstone-Style

A driver using his feet to stop a vehicle is something you expect to see in the Flintstones movie or a comic strip and not in real life, yet this actually happened when a 24-year-old Detroit-area man literally used his feet to try to bring his runaway truck with faulty brakes to a halt.

The comical scene was captured on police video by a patrol car that had been called in to help. According to the Detroit police, the man was aware of the problem as he had previously stopped to check his pickup but instead of calling for a tow truck, he continued on his way.

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