John Bryson – Crashing the US Economy and California Buicks
U.S. President Barack Obama (L) stands with John Bryson, after nominating him to be the next Commerce Secretary, on May 31, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Zimbio)
Obama Commerce Secretary John Bryson was involved in several hit-and-run crashes on Saturday before he was found unconscious in his car. The Ministry of Truth said drugs or alcohol do not appear to have played a role in the crash.
The LA Times reported, via Free Republic:
Bryson was driving a Lexus in the 400 block of South San Gabriel Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, when he allegedly rear-ended a Buick as it was waiting for a train to pass, according to a statement released by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department and the San Gabriel Police Department.
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After briefly stopping to talk to the three men inside the Buick, Bryson left the location in the Lexus and then struck the Buick a second time, authorities said. The men followed Bryson’s car and called 911 to ask for police assistance.
Bryson continued to drive his Lexus into Rosemead, which is patrolled by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. There, he allegedly crashed into a second vehicle near the intersection of San Gabriel Boulevard and Hellman Avenue.
There authorities found him alone and unconscious behind the wheel of his car.
Bryson was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County firefighters. Authorities said drugs or alcohol do not appear to have played a role in the crash. They said Bryson was cooperative. He was cited for felony hit and run but was not booked into jail because he had been admitted to the hospital. His condition was not known.