Lions Ndamukong Suh accused of sideswiping car, berating driver
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is accused on sideswiping a motorist on Thursday, then berating the driver and leaving the scene of an accident, reports Fox 2, a Detroit television station.
Steve Vines said was on his way into work Thursday morning when he and other drivers merged onto a ramp. He says the driver behind him in a black Range Rover sped around him and sideswiped his car. Vines got out of his Escort and the other driver, whose taillights were damaged, started yelling.
“All three of us got over. He rode up on my butt,” said Vines. “As we’re going up the ramp, he just punched it, went right around me…. He just sideswiped me.”
Vines said he called the Dearborn, Mich. police, and Vines told the authorities the vehicle that hit him drove inside the Lions facility. The police instructed Vines to go to the Lions practice facility and wait for them to arrive. Police reportedly are investigating.
“The fact that you hit me, you got to stop, and then just to be as arrogant and say, well, I’m going to take off, they can come find me over here,” said Vines. “I don’t know who this guy is at first and tell you the truth, I still didn’t realize it was Ndamukong Suh until I was told that’s who it was.”
Suh is already facing a lawsuit for injuries allegedly suffered by a motorist when Suh wrecked a car in Portland, Oregon earlier this year.