Carjacking Victim Hung On For Dear Life, As He Tried to Stop the Guys Who Stole and Then Crashed His Car
A carjacking victim hung on for dear life as he tried to stop two men who hijacked and then crashed his car in Hollywood last night.
The two men asked the victim David Christopher Duncan, if he could help them find the keys in their van around 1 a.m. in Hollywood last night, according to CBS Los Angeles. Duncan offered to help and grabbed a flashlight for them, when he heard his car engine being revved up and realized that he had been conned.
Duncan made a quick decision and tried to stop the men:
“Once inside the van, I heard my car rev and I thought, ‘This can’t happen,’ so I dove through the window,” Duncan told CBS2. “And, wham. I mean, I was still halfway out the window, hanging through the window in his lap, trying reach for brakes, trying to steer the car, trying to grab for the stick shift. Even when he hit, it was still in gear and he had his foot on the floor. I mean, it must have hit 6,000 RPMs.”
The two suspects took off, but by then Duncan had lost his glasses, so he decided not to run after the two men who had stolen and crashed his car.
Another Good Samaritan who saw the whole thing went after the two men. One of the men opened fire on him, but he was not hurt.