Man uses his feet to stop truck with no brakesAugust 20, 2011
ROSEVILLE, Mich. - Fred Flintstone brakes don't work -- as a Detroit-area man has learned the hard way.
Police in Roseville, Michigan, say the 24-year-old tried to stop his runaway pickup using his feet as brakes.
Police say the man knew his brakes were out but drove the truck anyway.
Roseville Deputy Police Chief James Berlin says, "This guy's no rocket scientist." Police say the driver was unable stop at a red light and eventually hit four cars.
Deputy Chief Berlin says the man told officers he planned to fix
his brakes when he got home.
Berlin tells the Macomb Daily the driver now must explain his "moronic decision making" in court.
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