Dad 'surprised' to learn his truck involved in bike shop crash - New York News

Dad 'surprised' to learn his truck involved in bike shop crash

Posted: Updated:
A surveillance camera captured James Smith's  truck crashing into a bike shop on Detroit's east side. A surveillance camera captured James Smith's truck crashing into a bike shop on Detroit's east side.
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -

It's the video that has everyone talking.

A woman slammed her truck into a bike shop on Detroit's east side Thursday. The guy inside bailed out, leaving the driver and one of her girlfriends to clean up the mess. When it was all over, all they left with was their case of beer.

You might find the video funny, unless that's your truck and your 23-year-old daughter.

"I didn't know who it was at first, and when I found out about it, I was surprised," says the driver's dad, James Smith.

Smith found out about the accident when her lawyer called him. He knew she had been using his truck to drive to work, but wasn't aware of the accident. Smith says his daughter doesn't have a record and her lawyer is working with police, arranging for her to turn herself in. He says he hopes she learned her lesson.

Whether she learned her lesson or not, that crash still left an estimated $10,000 worth of damage. Hopefully her dad won't have to foot that bill.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral

    Hundreds celebrate Easter at St. Patricks Cathedral

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:37:51 GMT
    Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday's mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.
    Hundreds of people showed up to Saturday's Mass at St. Patricks Cathedral to celebrate Easter, one of the holiest days for Christians around the world.
  • NYC police investigating body in plastic container

    NYC police investigating body in plastic container

    Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container.
    Police in New York City are questioning a suspect after discovering a dead body stuffed into a large, black plastic storage container.
  • Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Governor kicks off 114th annual New York International Auto Show

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:00:18 GMT
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
    Auto fans you may already know this the 114th New York International Automobile Show is in town this week. Governor Cuomo was on hand Saturday to kick off the official opening of the 10 day event by driving a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette convertible through the Jacob Javits Convention Center.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices