LOS ANGELES –
A random passer-by in downtown Los Angeles is fortunate to be alive after being pushed in front of a truck on Wednesday by a casual person on the street.
In the Los Angeles surveillance video Angeles ABC Station KABC, a man is sitting on a bench at the sidewalk. He jumps on a woman and scares her before he sits down again.
But when the next passer-by, a man in a suit, walks past him, the man jumps off the bench and pushes him to the right as a box-wagon heats up. The truck manages to step on the brakes so as not to run over the man lying on the road, but he is still trapped under the front wheel.
Pushes The suspect quietly picks something off the road and walks away.
The video shows the truck driver getting out of the cab and trying to help the injured man, while several spectators rush to the rescue.
The man stays in hospital According to KABC in critical condition with a collapsed lung and several broken bones. His injuries are not considered life threatening.
The suspect was arrested a few hours after the incident. The Los Angeles Police Department thanked KABC and the Los Angeles Fire Department after a fireman saw the video and detained suspicious Wednesday night.
"It was definitely the bright neon rain jacket and the loose pants, and just the way the man had" The fireman Austen Johnson told KABC.
"We followed him a few blocks and notified the LAPD," comments Firehouse 9 Capt. Raymond Robles. "I'm happy [he was arrested] .I hope the gentleman he's encountered has recovered quickly, and hopefully, for the individual who drove him, he can search a little soul to find out what he did wrong and to keep him off the street someone else. "
According to KABC, the suspect is likely to be charged with attempted murder.