Driver accused of tossing chicken before making U-turn, running down victim

Posted at 12:53 PM, Apr 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-13 12:53:10-04

KANSAS CITY — A pedestrian was injured Monday after a driver assaulted them with a cooked chicken and hit them with her vehicle, police said.

Officers were called about 8 p.m. to the 3900 block of Jackson Avenue on an injury accident, according to KCTV. When they arrived on scene, a witness said that a verbal altercation started in the street with the pedestrian and a female driver.

The driver threw a cooked chicken at the victim and then drove off, made a U-turn and proceeded to strike the victim with her vehicle, police said.

The suspect was located down the street and taken into custody and arrested for aggravated assault.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and is expected to be OK.