Brooklyn residents, already riled by the city’s slow response to the Blizzard from Hell, have new reason for outrage. A city Sanitation Department tractor, while trying to tow a snowplow out of the snow, systematically demolished three cars on Joralemon Street in the course of four minutes.
Residents yelled to stop, but it fell on deaf ears. Someone held a video camera out of the window. The slightly NSFW video (turn the audio down) landed on YouTube, and now the whole city is outraged.
As The Brooklyn Paper reports, the wife of the owner of one smashed car and mother of the owner of another demolished vehicle screamed: “Nobody leaves here until I get a police report!” But no cops showed.
NYC Department of Sanitation spokesperson Vito Turso calls the incident “unfortunate, but not unusual,” NBC New York reports.