Is schadenfreude ever excusable? I hope so, because I’m having a serious case of it right now….
Ontario’s Former AG Michael Bryant-Author of Bill 132 in Trouble
Former Ontario attorney general Michael Bryant is being questioned by police this morning after a cyclist was struck and killed last night.
Bryant was taken into custody following the incident and police are trying to determine whether to charge him, said Sgt. Tim Burrows. Police did say alcohol was not involved.
Burrows would not confirm witness reports the cyclist jumped on the car after a collision around 9:45 p.m. on Bloor St., just west of St. Thomas St., and began fighting with the driver of a black Saab.
Witnesses said the cyclist hung onto the driver’s side of the car, which had its convertible top down, while the driver allegedly yelled at him to get off.
The vehicle was driving on the wrong side of the road and drove up on to a curb trying to knock the cyclist off for about 100 metres, witnesses said.
“Lots of people were watching and they couldn’t believe what was happening,” said Ryan Brazeau, a worker with a crew laying sewer pipes on Bloor.
Yeah, I guess this is the guy we should all be listening to when it comes to dangerous dog legislation. Takes one to know one, it seems.
Or, as Kate put it over on the small dead animals blog,
“Burrows could not explain why the driver crossed lanes of traffic and drove up onto the curb.”
Well, duh. Obviously he thought it was a Pit Bull attached to his car.