COLORADO POLICE LOCK WOMAN IN SQUAD CAR ON TRAIN TRACKS, STRUCK BY LOCOMOTIVE
There’s the old saying about living on the wrong side of the train tracks, which means in a bad neighborhood. But first, you have to get across the bad train tracks. Colorado police, who are charged with serving and protecting, seem to have forgotten the basics when it came to a 20 year old woman they pulled over after a possible road rage incident. After they pulled her over, they parked their own squad car on the train tracks. Not good. Even worse? They locked the woman in the squad car, on the train tracks, while they searched her car.
WHAT WERE PLATTEVILLE, COLORADO POLICE THINKING PARKING SQUAD CAR ON TRAIN TRACKS?
So what’s the worst thing that could happen? Anyone care to hazard a guess? Let’s see, maybe a train comes and can’t stop in time and hits the squad car with the woman locked inside? Yeah, that sounds like even the most challenged imagination could easily decipher. But the Platteville, Colorado police couldn’t manage that. And a train came and hit the squad car with the woman locked inside. Sure, the cops were supposedly looking for a gun in the woman’s car. But how hard is it to not trap a suspect in a locked squad car and leave it parked on train tracks?
TRAIN IS FINE, COPS ARE FINE, WOMAN STRUCK BY LOCOMOTIVE IN SQUAD CAR BADLY INJURED
After the train came and hit the squad car, the woman suffered serious bodily injuries and was taken to a Greeley hospital. Officials made sure to let us know that the police and the train crew were not injured. Oh, and that the train stayed on the tracks! Well, that’s a sigh of relief. I’m glad they cleared that up! But wait a minute, how is the woman that police locked in their squad car parked on train tracks that got hit by a locomotive? We have no idea. Stay tuned, as this will be an interesting lawsuit that is sure to arrive in the station.