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Woman throws herself at cab in Blackpool in pile-up for cash scam

Woman throws herself at cab in Blackpool in pile-up for cash scam
The lady ran towards the cab in a suspected ‘crash for cash’ scheme (Picture: Mercury Press)

A lady runs opposite a highway before unexpected veering off and throwing herself at a cab in weird dashcam footage.

The cab motorist concerned in the occurrence in Blackpool believes it was an try at a ‘crash for cash’ scheme – and the ‘victim’ would explain compensation.

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However, footage from Christopher Stewart’s cab on Sunday night shows how her try at faking the collision is almost comically bad.

The lady and a man run opposite the highway and Christopher slows down – but the lady starts using towards his automobile and leaps into the bonnet.

As she ‘plays dead’ in the center of the road, the man, who crossed the street safely, opts to confront the confused cabbie rather than check on her.

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Christopher, 33, said: ‘It was like it happened in delayed motion. we just suspicion ‘what an idiot’ – we knew true divided what was happening.

‘She was trying to get a explain from a big and important company.’

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Describing the incident, he said: ‘She started doubling back and streamer for me. we was going to put it in retreat but then we panicked there competence be a automobile behind me so we just motionless to let it play out, there was zero we could do.

‘She was then fibbing in the highway and wasn’t moving. The man then came over to my window screaming and cheering and pronounced ‘I’m going to kill you’ and really escalated it.’

Christopher, a motorist for Premier Taxis, immediately gathering back to the bureau to report what happened before signing off for the night.

Woman throws herself at cab in Blackpool in pile-up for cash scam
Christopher managed to delayed down to a stop as she hit the automobile (Picture: Mercury Press)

He pronounced it was clearly a set-up as no one helped the lady – even other drivers, who had beheld what happened and gathering past instead of intervening.

Christopher added: ‘Other drivers must have suspicion it looked that apparently feign that they just went turn her as well.

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‘If it was genuine somebody would have stopped – but nobody stopped to help. The whole occurrence is just unbelievable.’

John Cutler, handling executive of Premier Taxis, said: ‘This is what’s going on, people but dashcams are open to this. Without this footage we wouldn’t have been protected, it’s madness.’

A Lancashire Police orator said: ‘We have had a report of this car crime and we are questioning a fraud-related offence.’

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