I am stuck in this traffic that is just ****ing INSANE! I was in my Jeep, as we have been having turd-floaters all week this week, major flooding...anyway, I am sitting on a 8 lane parking lot, and nothing moving...finally, get going and pass about 10 cops heading south. I was heading north. Then, my cell phone rings. Buddy of mine calls and says "there was a body in the highway, someone had covered it up with a sheet" I thought "oh shit...bike went down" Heart raced, as I was on my way home to get my bike.
Anyway, come to find out...
Some dude (age 30) and his girlfriend (age 21) were in a fight on the highway. they pull over, continue fighting and he ends up THROWING her over the edge of a 4 level overpass!! Onto the highway below. She lands on a car, and then gets run over. Dead.
Other motorists see this, and try to stop to nab him, and he decides he is dead anyway, so HE JUMPS too!!! He actually lived for a few hours, and died in route to the hospital. At least that poor bastard had to suffer for a little bit!
Here is the news story:
PLANO – An argument between a Dallas couple turned deadly Thursday when the man threw his girlfriend over the 85-foot drop of a Bush Turnpike overpass, witnesses told police. Then he jumped, too, they said.
The woman, 21, landed on the hood of a car heading south on Central Expressway, was carried a short distance, fell off and was hit by another vehicle, Richardson police Sgt. Kevin Perlich said. She died at the scene. The man, 30, was taken to a Richardson hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police blocked off lanes on both Central Expressway and the Bush Turnpike. The Dallas County Medical Examiner identified the man as Paul Stephens, 30, of Dallas. The woman's name was not released.
More than six witnesses told officials that they saw the couple arguing inside a parked 2000 Mercedes on the eastbound side of the Bush Turnpike just before 5 p.m., Sgt. Perlich said.
Henry Ford of Plano noticed the two as he and his wife were driving home from Carrollton. At first he thought two people were out "goofing around" on the turnpike bridge that overlooks Central Expressway.
"But pretty quickly I realized it was a man trying to throw a young lady off the freeway," he said. "I saw him trying to throw her over. And she was doing her best to stop him. She was fighting like hell."
Mr. Ford said he pulled over in front of the Mercedes and was getting out of the car when the man pushed the woman over the short wall.
A few witnesses told police that the man saw people coming toward him on the bridge and jumped. But Mr. Ford's wife, Frances, said she saw the man looking over the bridge at the woman's descent.
When she got to the wall just a few feet from the man, Ms. Ford said, she thought he was still holding onto the woman's arm because he had one hand dangling over the side and was looking downward. So she looked down.
"Then he jumped ... I saw him hit the pavement," Ms. Ford said.
Officials are unsure if the violence began elsewhere and escalated on the highway. The driver's side window of the Mercedes was broken, Sgt. Perlich said, adding that they aren't sure if that occurred at the scene or in another location.
It also wasn't clear if there was a history of domestic violence between the couple, who lived together in a Dallas apartment with a third person, Sgt. Perlich said.
"We are talking to roommates, places of employment to backtrack history ... and previous family violence," he said. "We are just trying to piece all of that together right now."