Comic Con: Deaf Family’s Car Runs Over Pedestrians During ‘Zombie Walk’

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Comic-Con Accident leaves several pedestrians hit by a car during ‘Zombie Walk’

Recently, a video posted on YouTube shows a man and woman falling under a black car. San Diego police say the family in the car was afraid of the crowd of zombies.

According to reports, two pedestrians were struck by a car on Saturday in San Diego during the Comic-Con Zombie Walk. A deaf family with small children was inside the car when it slowly rolled through the crowd.

The deaf family was waiting for the Zombie Walk participants to cross the street, so they can continue going. But, after several minutes of waiting,  “the 48-year-old male driver slowly rolled forward trying to get out of the area,” because they “were afraid of the crowd.”

Several people from the crowd of zombies then surrounded and began punching the car. One of the zombies left the deaf family’s windshield shattered.

The incident caused a 64-year-old woman was struck and “sustained serious arm injuries when she fell under the car,” police said. The man’s condition was not known. 

“The crowd then chased the car on foot as the family drove toward a police officer down the street,” police said. The driver stopped and told police what happened.

San Diego’s Comic-Con is one of the biggest conventions in the nation. Over 100,000 fans gather in San Diego’s Convention Center and discuss the latest pop-culture news, spoilers, and reneact their favorite characters.

Here’s the video of the Comic-Con incident:

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