St. Louis Genius Speeds Down I-55 With Bent Hood Blocking Windshield

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SCREENSHOT FROM VIDEO BY STEPHEN TODD
  • SCREENSHOT FROM VIDEO BY STEPHEN TODD

In a scene straight out of Tommy Boy — one that in real life could only happen on the streets of St. Louis — a motorist was spotted this week driving down the highway with her vehicle's hood bent backwards, fully blocking her windshield.

The latest entry to our "St. Louis Drivers Are Wild as Fuck" files, the baffling incident took place Tuesday on I-55 near the Loughborough exit. Fellow motorist Stephen Todd spotted the car and heroically grabbed his cell phone to capture a short video, which he then sent to the RFT.

"What the fuck is that?! Oh my god," Todd says as he films, a sentiment sure to be shared by every sane person with eyes.

According to Todd it was a woman driving the vehicle, and the apparent mechanical failure of her hood's latch didn't even slow her roll.



"She kept driving," Todd says. "She didn’t even try to stick her head out of the window to Ace Ventura it."

It's impossible to say how the motorist was able to navigate her car without the ability to see — hey lady, if you're reading this please reach out; we have so many questions — but it's worth noting that St. Louis drivers are uniquely talented. From driving with jacks in place of wheels to rolling stop signs with an entire home's worth of furniture teetering on the roof to driving down the highway with twerking ladies holding onto the roof rack, we're just built differently.

Maybe not "better," per se, but "differently" for sure.

Check out the video for yourself below:


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