Monday, April 2, 2012

This Armored Car Crash Only Looked Like a Heist

Posted By on Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 4:27 PM

click to enlarge ERIKA MALDONADO
  • Erika Maldonado

When a Garda armored car crashed into a black Ford F-450 parked in front of the Trader Joe's on Bay and Mason streets earlier this afternoon, the scene only looked like something out of some crime movie.


A witness at the scene told SF Weekly that the cab of the armored car got too close to the parked truck's tricked-out oversized tires, and the driver lost control. Nobody was in the parked truck, but a Garda employee in the rear of the armored car was not wearing a seat belt and suffered injuries to his face and leg.


click to enlarge accident_2_.jpg
Erika Maldonado
​The biggest surprise: It took about 10 minutes before the cops showed up to an armored car crash. Do not use this information for evil. 

Follow us on Twitter at @SFWeekly and @TheSnitchSF

  • Pin It

About The Author

Erika Maldonado

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Popular Stories

  1. Most Popular Stories
  2. Stories You Missed

Like us on Facebook

Slideshows

  • Arcade Fire at Shoreline
    Arcade Fire opened their US tour at Shoreline Amphitheater to a full house who was there in support of their album "Reflector," which was released last fall. Dan Deacon opened the show to a happily surprised early audience and got the crowd actively dancing and warmed up. DEVO was originally on the bill to support Arcade Fire but a kayak accident last week had sidelined lead singer Mark Mothersbaugh and the duration of the west coast leg of the tour. Win Butler did a homage to DEVO by performing Uncontrollable Urge.
  • Comic Con 2014

    Comic book enthusiasts, Cosplayers, TV and movie fans, and celebrities descended to sunny San Diego for the annual gathering at Comic-Con International.

    Whether hitting up a panel to check out The Simpson's announcement of a cross over with Family Guy or Futurama. Or hearing a new movie with Sam Raimie based on a video game or accidentally rubbing shoulders with Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter) in cosplay, being a cosplayer, San Diego Comic-Con is the place to be. Photographs by Christopher Victorio