Thursday, April 26, 2012

Doofus Of The Day #592

Today's award goes to a motorist in Paris, France.  (A tip o' the hat to reader Snoggeramus in Australia for bringing the story to my attention.)

A MAN drove his car down the steps of a Metro station in central Paris, mistaking the entrance for that of a parking garage.

"There's a sign saying 'Haussmann Parking' right in front [of the subway entrance], and ... I made a mistake," the distraught driver said, noting that the entrance was nearly level with the street.

"Luckily, there was no one on the stairs," the 26-year-old said, giving his name only as Johan. No one was hurt, and the car, a Dacia Duster, also escaped damage.

There's more at the link.  Here's a video report about the incident.

Good thing it wasn't a moving escalator!


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