Man Run Over By His Car In Drive Thru

A man is badly hurt after his car ran over him in a Lexington fast food drive thru.

It happened at Long john Silvers along East Main St. around 8:00PM Tuesday. Officials say the man's car stalled in the drive thru, so he got out to look under the hood, but didn't put the car in park.

While the driver was working on the car it started up and ran over him. A Lexington police officer was at the restaurant and rushed to get the car off the man. He was taken to the UK hospital with leg and chest injuries. He was last listed in fair condition.


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  • by Fred Location: Lexington on Sep 6, 2007 at 04:14 AM
    Now, now, let's not blame the hushpuppies for people's ignorance. C'mon now, if you get run over by your own car? Seriously :)
  • by Mr.Heard it all now Location: Holding my side on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:52 AM
    This sounds fishy!!!! We know it wasn't the TARTAR out on his car!!!! Must have been driving a Bacacuda.
  • by Shanna Location: Bell on Sep 5, 2007 at 07:22 PM
    Sorry that this happend to the guy and his family. Don't watch out it was a freak acciden't you people get some respect. A man is hurt and all you can say is go to another place to it stuff happens.
  • by tar Location: ky on Sep 5, 2007 at 08:23 AM
    this is so true ben i was just thinking the same thing so watch out if you eat at ljs
  • by katie Location: somerset on Sep 5, 2007 at 07:20 AM
    go to a diffrent place to eat!
  • by Ben Location: Lexington on Sep 5, 2007 at 06:15 AM
    This is our second warning to stay out of LJS's drive thrus.

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