Man Attempting to Catch Flight Rolls Car Over and Drives on to Airport
A toll collector realized that the car’s airbags were deployed as he attempted to drive onward.
A man driving from Michigan to an airport in Toronto rolled his car on an interstate Friday and continued toward the airport in the same vehicle, Detroit Free Press reports.
The driver flipped the car about three miles west of Port Huron on I-94, Michigan Friday morning. When the driver arrived at a toll on the interstate at the Blue Water Bridge, toll collectors saw that the car had broken mirrors and deployed airbags, according to the report.
"He had to move the airbag out of the way to talk (to the toll takers),” said Port Huron Police Department Lt. Roger Wesch, according to the report.
The toll collectors theorized that the driver fell asleep while driving which led to the rollover. But apparently, the car managed to come back down on all four wheels, so the driver was able to drive on to the airport.
Responding police said alcohol was not a factor in the incident, according to the report. But the car had to be impounded because of the damage sustained in the rollover, according to the report.
Even after taking his car away, the traveler continued into Canada on a taxi.