File this under fucked. This article basically sums up what we’ve been bitching about for years on this site, and rightfully so. Smoke a J, go to jail for a few years. Kill a cyclist and walk. The American Dream, kids.
It’s not just the facts of the incident — or even the tiny particles of debris from the New York City street still in Matson’s body — that have left her upset. It’s what Matson describes as investigative inertia by the New York City Police Department when it came to her case.
“There were no legal repercussions for the driver whatsoever, because the NYPD chose not to investigate the hit-and-run,” Matson said. “It blows my mind that this is even possible … people get in worse trouble for double-parking.”
Full article on CNN HERE.by