Motorist narrowly avoids injury from rock hurled through windshield
““I had noticed a gentleman on the side of the road and I just thought he was going to cross the freeway. And then he just threw the rock,” she said.
That rock came hurling through her windshield.
“I went into this almost like survival mode where I didn’t cry but I was just numb and like, ‘did that just happen?’ I was in shock and disbelief that this just happened,” Potashnick said.
After bursting through the windshield, the rock landed in the back seat of her car knocking the middle seat out of place.”
Read more details about the incident here.
The total disregard for human life and safety when someone decides to throw rocks at drivers is mind-boggling. There’s no valid excuse for this behavior and it is fortunate that this woman didn’t sustain serious injuries. Unfortunately, in cases like these, the perpetrators often get away and justice is not served. However, this driver did exactly what one should do by pulling over and calling 911.
Vandalism is unfortunate but an all too common thing that most people deal with at some point in their life. Advantage auto glass knows how emotional such an event can be and we’re here to help. Visit our windshield repair page to learn more about our service. You may also call 612-343-8984 to speak to one of our friendly representatives who can assist with how to proceed in cases like this.