3 Florida Teens Injured While "Hood Surfing"

By: AP
By: AP

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) -- April 15, 2011 -

Three teens were injured while 'hood surfing' on a car driven by another teen in Palm Bay, Florida.

Police say the accident happened about 5 p.m. Thursday when the
Toyota Corolla stopped suddenly while the three girls were riding
on its hood.

The injured teens were treated for head and neck injuries at
Holmes Regional Medical Center. Their conditions were not
available.

Police say the 16-year-old driver was traveling between 15 and
20 mph when he abruptly hit the brakes. He was cited for reckless
driving.


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  • by Anonymous on Apr 16, 2011 at 06:36 AM
    Yes, Darwinism at work!
  • by lilly Location: tally on Apr 16, 2011 at 03:52 AM
    mwahahahahahahah!Darwinism @ its finest...we good on population girls...go ahead and take yourselves out of the equation.Its no sweat really...u 3 morons should go play with some illegal fireworks next...or go pet a hungry crocodile...you'd be doing our species all a great favor..:p (in other words...HEY! YOU! Out da gene pool)lol!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 15, 2011 at 03:10 PM
    All three who were on the hood should be charged with failing to wear seat belts.
  • by Anonymous on Apr 15, 2011 at 02:58 PM
    Im getting to old for stuff like that.
  • by DTH Location: Tallahassee on Apr 15, 2011 at 01:03 PM
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA......I can't help but LAUGH at STUPID people. This is where the phrase "THINNING THE HEARD" comes into play. Stupid IS as Stupid DOES.
  • by Dee Location: quincy on Apr 15, 2011 at 09:06 AM
    I'm glad they're ok...I think they will indeed try it again..especially the girls on the hood cause they didn't get charged with anything...It's like a bicycle if you fall off get right back up and try it again...I hope this isn't the case
  • by Bust them All! Location: Florida on Apr 15, 2011 at 08:12 AM
    The 3 teens riding on the hood should be charged with wreckless acts too. These hood riders contributed to this very dangerous nonsense. If anybody was filming it, they should be charged too. If the driver did not have willing participates, then the driver would not have pulled this stupid stunt. It's just as bad as pulling a couch with a vehicle on the highway with willing participants sitting in the couch. No one forced these clowns to participate. Busting them all would stop this behaviour. Judge Judy would know what to do with them; hold everyone involved accountable. Enact new laws that charges all willing participants in dangerous road behaviours.
  • by Joe Location: Quincy on Apr 15, 2011 at 08:06 AM
    Not Smart? Maybe, but we are talking about teenagers here. I’m sure a lesson was learned by more kids that the 4 involved. Also to a few who posted before me, If you can’t think back and remember something stupid you did as a teenager you should check your pulse. Or maybe your memory is a little clouded. :-}
  • by Lomax Location: MOULTRIE on Apr 15, 2011 at 07:57 AM
    dARWIN CANDIDATES....
  • by OneMoreThing on Apr 15, 2011 at 07:40 AM
    He should have be cited for reckless endangerment too. Kids do not need a drivers license until they are 18. Why hasn't the law changed, how many teens will die or be permanently disabled before we get the picture?
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