People Are Stupid, CTD

There’s been no shortage of numb skulls lately, and the following tool from the deep south is no exception.

“A 52-year-old man lay in the middle of Bluff Highway while highly intoxicated early this morning, telling police he had fallen into a creek and sat on the road because it was warm.

Steven Douglas Thomson appeared before Judge Phil Moran this morning in Invercargill District Court for committing a criminal nuisance by doing an unlawful act, namely lying on State Highway 1, knowing such an act would endanger the lives of the public. He was convicted and discharged.

Police prosecutor Sergeant Rob Mills said a member of the public called police after she drove off a side street on to Bluff Highway at 2.15am and narrowly missed crashing into Thomson, who was sitting in the middle of the road.

The woman then watched him lie down on the road and begin rolling in the middle of the south-bound lane, Mr Mills said.”

A warm road….in Southland….at 2am. How he cheated the process of natural selection is anyone’s guess.

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