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by Brett Davis

A man is in critical condition in Orlando, Florida, in the US after he laid down in front of his girlfriend’s car after a fight as a way of keeping her from leaving. The car then proceeded forward over the top of the man.

(Image of man planking for illustration purposes only. It is not the actual man in the story)

You know how it is guys; you get into a fight with your missus, so she threats to leave, you argue with her not to, she’s adamant on leaving so you lie down in front of her ride… well, maybe most don’t go that far.

According to Highway Patrol police spokeswoman, Kim Montes, the man, Joel Santos, didn’t want his girlfriend to leave after a heated argument. Girlfriend Gloribeth Santiago proceeded to leave and hopped into her ride in the passenger seat of her cousins car.

Montes said the girls then lost sight of Santos in the parking lot and began driving off. They then felt something under the wheels. According to reports the girls didn’t realise Santos was lying in front of the car as a way of protesting their movement.

Spokewoman Montes said the girls “thought he moved but he laid down on the ground.”

The girls looked under the car to find Santos and then called 911 for help. Santos is said to be in a critical condition in hospital.



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