The driver of this Ford Thunderbird made a critical mistake when he pulled to the side of a road with the intent of switch seats with a passenger. He left the car in reverse.

Without a driver, the car then did doughnuts on a street in Wildwood, New Jersey for over seven minutes, doing a circular loop until a fire captain managed to wrest it under control.You can see the brave move at the 6:43 mark.

A crowd gathered, and the entire incident was caught on video. The car's passenger sustained minor injuries, according to NBC5 in Philadelphia, when he attempted to jump back in the vehicle just as the incident began unfolding. The incident occurred in October.



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      mae13rle11
      • 2 Years Ago
      That was too easy.. glad no one got hurt. Car door hinges made with pride in the USA !!!
      • 2 Years Ago
      I love wildwood...just another reason!
      • 2 Years Ago
      just as Frank replied I'm amazed that any body can make $7296 in one month on the computer. did you see this site link Cloud65.com
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks as if someone missed out on cash for clunkers.
      • 2 Years Ago
      you go dude!
      gordonrobroy
      • 2 Years Ago
      there was a recall years ago on those fords because left idling in park they would shift themselves into reverse--used to be on the news monthly---that car must have missed the recall...
      EtcEtcetera
      • 2 Years Ago
      ******* IDIOTS!! I WOULD OF DONE THAT 10 ******* MINUTES AGO. THE **** WAS THEY WAITING FOR
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nothing special about that.....What I find hard to believe is all the bystanders and the time that it took for someone to step up......I was a fireman...The job is not that hard...Just use common sense....Being in the inside of the circle allows you ample time to get through the passengers window and disable the car...Just another day on the job...That is what makes our job so great...Every emergency is different and you learn from each incident..Now retired and missing it!!
      • 2 Years Ago
      lol nice i mean why is the cops just sitting there acting like nothings happened until a very brave man jumps in the car and finally stops it that you god o.O and why the hell it waz 7:34 minutes is called editing it smart one or shall i say dumb one smh
        geeman108
        • 2 Years Ago
        It's why are the cops, not why is the cops. Through the enitre episode, no life was endangered. Cops wear bulky gun belts. The fireman was abviously more agile.. It's easy for you to complain, you jerk.
        morine44
        • 2 Years Ago
        Is English your second language?
          pm0501
          • 2 Years Ago
          @morine44
          You just exposed another Obama voter!
      tugsboat
      • 2 Years Ago
      I'd like to know how the wheels stayed locked in that position. The ony way the wheel locks is when the ignitiion is turned off!
        sdshantasi
        • 2 Years Ago
        @tugsboat
        Not necessarily so. Long ago on a Cops episode a car was doing the same thing and the cops broke a window and one jumped in to shut it down.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @tugsboat
        That's probably true with newer vehicles, but this is an old car, maybe that has something to do with it. Either way, that guy's one brave man!
      kolblh
      • 2 Years Ago
      As a retired Firefighter I can appreciate the action of one of the Bravest.
      Chef
      • 2 Years Ago
      Leave it to the fire department to do something. Good job!
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