A driver in Lehigh Acres, Florida has been charged with successful and run along with two DUIs after channeling Luke and Bo Duke, leaping and clearing his automobile over a canal. The automobile he was driving, nevertheless, is a bit much less cool than the “Common Lee” Dodge Charger. Quite a bit much less cool, really. It is a Nissan Versa.
In line with NBC 2, 35-year-old Robert Foley carried out the stunt on 21st Road Southwest final Wednesday evening, inflicting vital injury to the world and hitting a parked truck earlier than fleeing on foot. The canal reportedly measures virtually 20 toes.
“He thought he was in The Dukes of Hazzard. You ever seen a truck hit one other truck on I-75? Kaboom,” a witness named Gerald who lives within the space informed NBC 2. “He was driving full pace, got here throughout the canal, he landed proper right here on the financial institution as you’ll be able to see. He hit this, hit the truck proper right here, he obtained out and began operating. I went inside, I used to be scared.”
From video of the aftermath taken by witnesses (however sadly not publicly out there), the Versa can apparently be seen deserted, “crumpled in the midst of the road.” Police additionally say that Foley broke his again from the soar. If you happen to’re gonna be leaping Nissans, the chiropractor in us says a higher-riding Kicks or Rogue might need been a better option.
The Florida man reportedly had his license revoked again in 2017.
Simply final month, a special Florida man led police on a high-speed chase in a Dodge Charger painted to resemble the precise Common Lee. Though no jumps have been made that day, the chase occurred shortly after he set fireplace to his spouse’s dwelling.