Demolition derby NYC! Wild moment NYPD cop fires taser into a car window before it gets away by driving OVER the hood of a parked police car in Brooklyn
- A man ran over an unmarked police cruiser as he was being Tasered on Tuesday
- The incident happened just after 7pm in Crown Heights, Brooklyn
- Officers smelled weed after approaching the car, which was in a no parking zone
- They ordered the driver out, but a passenger took over the wheel
- Video shows the car running over the hood of a cop car at a 45-degree angle
- Police arrested the original driver and are still in search of the one who drove off
Police are searching for a man who drove over the hood of a cop car that was parked next to him after an officer fired a Taser at him Tuesday night.
The incident happened just after 7pm outside of 180 Troye Avenue in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Video shows a NYPD officer pointing his Taser at the driver’s side window of a white Hyundai Sonata parked alongside the curb.
The car begins to jerk violently, hitting the two cars in front of it.
The officer keeps his Taser pointed at the driver while an unidentified man shrugs in confusion behind him.
Suddenly, the car pulls away from the spot, turns at a 45-degree angle – revealing its undercarriage – and runs over of the unmarked police vehicle parked next to him, according to video obtained by the New York Post.
Video shows a white Hyundai Sonata driving over an unmarked cop car Tuesday night
The officer had just deployed his Taser at the driver, who is unidentified and still at large
It then continued on down the street and away from the scene.
The erratic driver has not been located. Police are still investigating the incident.
Officers first approached the running vehicle, which had three people in it, because it was parked in a no parking zone, according to the NYPD.
Officers smelled marijuana and ordered the 29-year-old driver out of the car.
He complied, but an unidentified male in the passenger seat hopped into the driver’s seat – triggering a standoff with an officer that led to a trampled police car.
The officer deployed his Taser during the incident.
The car was recovered less than a mile away at Utica and Atlantic avenues. The driver who drove over the cop car hood had fled but a third passenger, a female, was still there.
Officers say they first approached the car because it was parked in a no parking zone
After ordering the driver out, a passenger hopped in the driver’s seat and began the standoff
The second driver crashed into two other cars before running over the cruiser. It was later found less than a mile away, with a female passenger still at the scene
The incident happened at 180 Troye Avenue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, above
Darrelle Williams, who was originally driving the car before he was ordered out, was found to have fraudulent credit cards and a skimmer device, which can be attached to card readers at ATMs and other points of sale to steal card information.
The 29-year-old was arrested and charged with possession of a forged instrument and possession of a skimmer device.
New York City has reported 541 more crimes this year compared to the same time last year, an increase of 0.72 percent, according to the NYPD’s most recent statistics.
New York City has reported 541 more crimes this year compared to the same time last year
The biggest increase has been in grand larceny auto, which is up 14.8 percent compared to last year.
Felony assault is also up 7.9 percent compared to the same time in 2020.
Overall, crime is New York City is at historically low levels.
Total crimes are down 81 percent compared to 1990 and 41 percent compared to 2001.