02-18-2011, 05:32 PM #1
Elgin mayoral hopeful hit by squad car while crossing street
Dave Kaptain, an Elgin city councilman and mayoral candidate, and his wife were struck by a police car as they cross the street in downtown Elgin Thursday night, authorities said.
Kaptain said the car was only going about 2 mph and that the young officer driving the vehicle was very apologetic.
“I couldn’t help but feel sorry for him,” Kaptain said. “He didn’t know who I was.”
Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/2...#ixzz1ELfHmXCu
How mortifying.... Guess Rookies make mistakes too?
Couldn't help finding a little chuckle with this story and glad no one was hurt. I hope the Rookie picked up their dinner tab.
02-18-2011, 11:23 PM #2__________________________________
Muddy water in the street; Muddy water 'round my feet... as sung by the inimitable Bessie Smith, "Muddy Water (A Mississippi Moan)"
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