Landscaper hit, pinned against home by car in Southfield

Southfield police says it’s a set of events they don’t even fully understand themselves

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A landscaper was in the hospital Tuesday night after being hit and pinned against a home by a car in Southfield.

It happened this morning on Hilton Street near 10 Mile Road in Southfield. Police say the man was working for Jasman Landscaping when he was hit by a woman upset over not receiving a quote.

The 32-year-old landscaper appears to be lucky to be alive after being intentionally run over and pinned to the brick wall of a home nearby.

“She chased him down with a car,” an anonymous woman said. “Went up the driveway, ran after him with the car, and pinned him against the house and a car.”

Previously: Landscaper hit by car, pinned against house by angry driver while working in Southfield, witnesses say

Local 4 is not sure what circumstances led to the 50-year-old woman from Dearborn Heights flooring it and running over the worker. But three workers from Jasman Landscaping in St. Clair Shores were weed whacking when the Volvo started speeding toward them with an angry driver behind the wheel.

Apparently, the woman inside the vehicle started calling the landscapers racist. But the woman wasn’t satisfied after the worker was pinned, trapped against the home.

“She crawled out (of the car) and started pulling his hair, and then the cops came and dragged her off of him,” the anonymous woman said.

The driver even had a few curse words for the officers as she was taken into custody. Southfield Deputy Chief Aaron Huguley says it’s a set of events they don’t even fully understand themselves.

“We don’t know why,” Huguley said. “It appears to be unprovoked, but it’s definitely deliberate and intentional. The victim has been taken to the local hospital. He’s listed in stable condition.”

The landscaper is believed to have a fractured pelvis. With the impact of that car, it’s a miracle there were no other injuries.

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