This 2005 Honda Accord won’t ever be the identical — although a minimum of the footprints will wash off.
Really bonkers video exhibits a dozen rowdy gals randomly surrounding the automobile on an Higher East Facet road on Friday night time, after which climbing on high of it whereas singing, dancing and twerking up a storm.
“There’s literally foot prints all over the car,” perplexed automobile proprietor Michael Schwartz informed The Put up after discovering the harm the following day.
“Though a few of them were at least a little courteous and took their shoes off. But there’s a huge crack in my windshield, and the sun roof, basically, is pushed down.”
Schwartz, a 34-year-old monetary providers employee, had parked the automobile on East 72nd Road between Second and Third avenues.
On Saturday morning he walked from their close by condominium to the trusty, 15-year-old Accord along with his spouse, Lauren, and their 7-month-old child, planning to make use of the automobile for a day journey.
“I thought scaffolding fell or a skateboard was running across cars,” he stated of seeing the harm.
However neighbors quickly got here out of their flats to inform him in regards to the dance occasion — together with one who filmed the video, which is time-stamped for 11:59 p.m. Friday.
Schwartz figures the windshield alone will price him $800.
Requested if he’ll preserve and restore the outdated automobile, Schwartz conceded, “This might be the nail” that does it in.
“It’s been my baby since basically I’ve been in high school,” he stated, noting wistfully, “it still runs like a champ.”
He’s filed a police report on the native precinct, and can wait to see what insurance coverage covers.
“I showed them the video,” he stated of the cops on the NYPD’s 19th Precinct.
“They could not believe it. They did say it was a first for them,” he stated.
There was a short debate among the many officers, he stated, over whether or not to make use of the phrase “twerk” within the police report.
“I think they might have thought better of it,” he added. “And just wrote ‘dancing and jumping up and down.’”