The worst getaway ever

Jay Hart
November 6, 2013

Just watch this video of a driver attempting a hit-and-run in Chicago. You've gotta watch the whole thing. Don't give up too early, because you will miss … well … just watch.

We pick up the scene just after the driver of the black SUV allegedly hit the white cab.

Told ya.

Turns out the car was stolen, hence the urgency. The man who took the video, Kevin Moore, told RedEye that police apprehended the driver shortly after the hit-hit-hit-hit-hit-and-run.

"I just came home to grab a few things and saw the cab driver step out of his car to try to get the information from the driver in the SUV," Moore told RedEye. "I was just trying to video tape the license plate."

The driver was arrested and charged with criminal damage to public property, leaving the scene and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to RedEye.

Let's break it down …

First, the cabbie calmly explains he's upset:

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At this point, the driver probably thinks he/she has the upper hand, being in a car:

Problem for the driver is, the cabbie isn't backing down:

But wait, there's an opening:

And another …

And, for good measure, another …

And then the not-so-clean getaway …

For those keeping track at home, that's four cars hit – one twice – and 15 minutes of infamy, thanks to smartphones and YouTube.

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