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ñno?yw?ow÷ç6 caught on camera, teens pushing drugs on a toddler. >> to think that people would still do that to a young child is amazing. >> a car crashing into a diner. >> i just knew somebody had got killed. >> a man trashing a supermarket in his birthday suit. >> this is the first time i ever had to handcuff and shackle a nude man, and hopefully it's the last time it has to happen, too. >> an innocent passenger violently attacked with a hammer. >> his intention was to kill. >> stories that are shocking.
>> somebody detected a small pulse in his leg and said, this man is not dead. he is alive. >> behavior that is strange. >> he threw the bag out, the marijuana out on the table. nonchalantly, like, i want to bet this. >> acts that couldn't be more sinister. >> that one shot hit the ground. then he shot another time. >> "caught on camera: sinister, strange, shocking, 2." welcome to "caught on camera." i'm contessa brewer. these days, it seems like everyone has a video camera and is eager to share their private moments online. but the video you're about to watch was never meant to be shared. it's a video that wound up as evidence only by chance. and it's a good thing. the scene it recorded is disturbing and illegal. >> you want do smoke? >> no! >> i just couldn't believe somebody could do that. >> it was pretty shocking. i've seen a lot of things but
that was a first for me. i couldn't believe that this would happen, especially here in pataskala. >> it's a small city in ohio about 20 miles east of columbus. the population, less than 15,000, but it suffers from an unusually high crime rate. >> you know, we get this small town feel, but we have big-town problems here. >> here. >> but even the most jaded residents here can't believe their eyes in april of 2008 when this shocking video surfaces. it shows two teens forcing a toddler to smoke marijuana. >> people were outraged about the video. they just -- nobody likes seeing anything done to a child. >> the video is discovered when it's left on a camera sold to lev's pawnshop in nearby columbus. manager shannon sprouse is checking the camera before
putting it on sale. >> all right. what have you got, steve? >> i don't know. >> at first, everything seems normal. >> i was looking at the camera and i was just playing with the volume to see -- make sure the volume worked and basically going through all the functions and options of the camera. >> luckily they were doing their job and they looked through everything to make sure there was nothing on the tapes or memory cards, and that's where they found this. >> the footage shot two years earlier starts innocently enough. it shows two teenagers melvin blevins and angel daley baby-sitting for a bunch of kids. but then the video takes an awful turn when a young toddler enters the scene. >> i just couldn't believe what i witnessed. it's just something i do not want to see again. >> here. >> the child sat on ms. daley's lap and at one point in the video, the male asks if the toddler wants to hit the bowl. >> want to hit the bowl? >> at that point the female held down the toddler and the male
put the marijuana pipe into the toddler's mouth. [ coughing ] >> he's basically taking a glass bowl and forcing a child to smoke pot through it, trying to, you know, put it to the baby's mouth. and a little smoke is coming out. you see the pipe actually glow so you know the baby is inhaling it. >> she appeared to inhale and then coughed. >> then you see the baby choking and you're just like, i can't believe this. >> then they gave her a drink and said, hey, you're good, right? you're good. >> this is good stuff. >> drink your water. >> she legitimately doesn't want to be there, and they make sure for their entertainment she's there and doing what they want her to do. >> here. >> i really don't know what they
were thinking. i mean, i know they knew what they were doing because they were holding the camera doing it. so i don't know. i don't know really what they were thinking. >> it's over. you're the blame for it, babe. >> no, i'm not. >> all i thought was, first thing, we have to let the authorities know about this video because what i'm witnessing is child abuse and a crime. >> the pawn shop owners call the columbus police department and help them identify the person who sold the camera. melvin blevins of pataskala. they call in the police department and soon it's revealed the video is of blevins and his 16-year-old girlfriend, angel daley with blevins' 18-month-old niece. >> the first reaction i had was shock. >> after the police department took the camera, later on we were watching it on the news that they were being arrested for the footage that was on the camera, and we were just amazed that it happened that quickly. the police department wasted no time.
>> two teenagers at the center of a disturbing, even horrifying form of child abuse. a 16- and 18-year-old were accused of forcing a toddler to smoke marijuana. >> at first, blevins, the baby's uncle and daley both plead not guilty. blevins even claims the incident never happened. >> i do recall him saying he didn't remember -- that maybe it was possible but he didn't remember doing it. until he got on video and it's hard to dispute that. >> angel daley is charged with corrupting another with drugs and endangering a child and she's sentenced to a minimum of six months in juvenile detention. >> angel changed her plea to guilty and she is serving six months or until she's 21. i think it's based on good behavior. melvin blevins is in federal court right now. >> it's discovered blevins is no
stranger to law enforcement. he's already in federal custody for a separate incident, charged with possessing ecstasy with intent to distribute. >> it's being dubbed one of the largest cash and drug seizures in central ohio. >> it's reported he's dealing for angel's father, john daley, who himself was arrested with his brother, tim in april of 2008. daly winds up being sentenced to 21 years in prison. they have pled not guilty and the case against them is still pending. and it turns out blevins and angel are not the only teens guilty of sharing drugs with minors. >> two teenagers are in texas behind bars this morning, accused of showing two little boys how to smoke pot.
>> in march 2007, police in a ft. worth, texas, suburb find this videotape. it shows a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old smoking a marijuana joint given to them by two teenagers. [ coughing ] >> it's disturbing. i have never seen a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old that were coached into smoking marijuana and into doing narcotics. >> the two teens in this case eventually plead guilty and sentenced to 7 and 8 years in prison. people who see these tapes are outraged. >> just because somebody is a teenager, it doesn't make a difference. you're supposed to be more mature than what was shown on that video. >> to think the people would still do that to a young child is amazing. >> i really wouldn't ever want to see video like that again, but i'm glad in this case it was found. it was given to the authorities. and i just hope if anybody would see anything or find anything like this that that's what they would do. coming up, a car smashes into a diner at 55 miles an hour. >> i just knew somebody had got
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kenneth anderson is enjoying an evening cup of joe and the day's paper when in a split second everything changes. >> no one seen the car coming whatsoever. one of my waitresses said it sounded like a bomb went off. >> all i heard was a loud bang. oh, my god, i was like, what happened? >> it's not every day a car drives into the wall of a building but what's even more unbelievable is that the suv that crashes into this wall is moving at the speed of 55 miles an hour and the victim on the other side walks away. >> it's really shocking how he just got up and moved. i think he was just totally
shocked. >> the story made its way from the coffee house in wilkesboro, north carolina -- >> this is "today" -- >> -- to the national airwaves. >> and now to the most dangerous meal one man will ever have. kenny, good morning to you. and first off, how are you doing? >> i'm doing good considering what happened. >> what happened can only be believed because the diner's surveillance cameras caught the entire event as it played out. the coffee house is known for its delicious waffles and fresh brewed coffee, and it's a place where locals feel at home. >> it is like a family. most of the customers here are regulars. most of them we know by name. the waitresses about know everyone by name. >> kenneth anderson has been enjoying a hot cup of coffee here for as long as he can
remember. >> i've been coming here since the doors opened, really. >> july 16th, 2008, about 8:00 p.m., kenneth is in his favorite booth as he always is. >> it's called number 8 booth and mr. anderson, he's always there. you know, it's his seat. >> i had just walked out and got a newspaper. came back and sit down, opened it up and started to read. >> outside, an elderly woman has just lost control of her car. >> she was coming from town and she was coming up through the road. and they say that some cars behind her said that she was kind of weaving a little bit. >> as she enters the restaurant parking lot marilou shepherd hit a vehicle ready to pull out of the bp station. right next door. >> she hit another vehicle sitting in the parking lot of the coffee house. then she comes through the windows of the building. >> the car crashes into the booth where anderson is sitting and he's thrown across the diner. >> i didn't realize what was going on at all. i didn't see anything.
>> the vehicle pushed the booth all the way under our counter. he went through two of our rotating chairs. he went through them. >> next thing i knew, everything was on top of me. >> i didn't even see kenny. i just couldn't see him. >> i just knew somebody had got killed. >> but anderson is alive. >> i couldn't breathe at first. and i was trying to get up. and a lady helped me -- she came across the counter and helped me get up. but like i say, i didn't realize what happened until i did get up. >> after he was pushed up against the wall, kenny just politely reaches down, picks his hat up, puts it back on his head and he starts climbing out. but he's looking for his cigarettes. he wants to know where his cigarettes is at. >> i never did find my cigarettes. >> miraculously, his injuries are just minor. >> well, the doctor, he checked me three times. he couldn't believe that i didn't have a broken bone. he said it's just amazing.
but they did x-rays and a c.a.t. scan and everything, but they never found any broken bones. just cuts and bruises. >> i was really shocked he wasn't hurt at all. the good lord was looking after everybody that day. >> the driver was also very fortunate. >> the lady that come through the building wasn't hurt. it's amazing neither one of them was hurt. she hit three vehicles and wasn't hurt and come through a brick building and she wasn't hurt either. >> she was cited for speeding and for failing to stay in her lane. >> she thought she was pushing the brake and was hitting the gas is how she come through the building so fast. >> as for anderson, his survival is still a surprise to everyone. >> i was pretty shocked. i really thought he was dead. >> they really feel if he had
seen it or heard anything and moved, it would have probably hurt him really bad, if not killed him. >> the diner, on the other hand, has substantial damage, estimated close to $20,000. >> we started cleaning on thursday morning and we cleaned till sunday at 2:00 at night. >> the coffee house re-opens five days later and kenneth anderson is there as if nothing ever happened. >> kenny was here at 5:00 in the morning, sat down in that same booth and sat there. and i was like, i can't believe he sat down in the same spot and drunk his coffee like normal. he said, this is my seat and this is where i'm going to sit. >> anderson receives free coffee ft. weeks following the accident, but he's lucky just to be alive. next a crime so blatant it leaves even the police amazed. >> what exactly were you thinking at the time? >> i don't know. >> you don't know what i'm talking about? okay, that explains a lot. and later, a man rampages through a market in his birthday suit. >> i had gloves on, but that's about all you can do at that point.
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>> you don't know what i'm talking about? well, i just saw a video of you placing down a couple of buds as part of your bet. >> fresno, california. a regular walks in and sits down at the black jack table. >> i actually dealt him a couple times before that. he was a nice guy. he was calm and never acted up. >> he's a model black jack player. never once got upset about losing. never. 2 1/2 years. >> but on the night of april 12, 2006, he doesn't need to worry about losing money. he's decided to bet with his own quite unusual form of currency. >> so he comes up. he pulls a bag of marijuana out on the table nonchalantly, like, i want to bet this. actually, i almost -- because i wasn't looking what he had in his hand. i said, you can't bet that. it was total shock. what are you doing? are you crazy? i was like, put that back in your pocket.
>> other players didn't move except for their facial expressions. that was more like a smiley smirk, like is he for real? >> we're all looking at him like, what is this guy doing? everybody could tell that he was drunk and high or whatever he was. so he put it back. and he was like, is that too much? can i bet this? he grabbed like two chunks or three chunks of bud of marijuana and puts it on the table. he said, can i bet this? he was thinking i said that's too much marijuana, he couldn't beat that much, like that was a table max or something. >> the dealer tries again to alert the gambler of his illegal actions to put an end to the situation before it gets out of hand. >> he was so wasted that he didn't know what was right from wrong. i was trying to be real calm about it, quietly tell him to put it away, not to make a scene. and maybe he could just leave without getting in trouble, you know. >> but when none of his efforts to get through to the player seemed to be working, the dealer
calls for backup. >> that gentleman in the black suit is the pit boss. when he shows up to a table, that usually means there's a problem. >> the pit boss quickly realizes that security needs to be called. >> when i arrived at the table, i was kind of shocked like everybody else. so i asked him what was he doing. and once he -- oh, oh, oh -- so that meant that there's no talking to him. what made it shocking to me is that i'm part of the law and he just committed a crime right in front of me. i mean, it's one thing to be in a place with it in your pocket and feel nervous. but it's another thing to sit under a surveillance camera and pull it out. so obviously, it's either two things -- either something major or he ain't playing with a full deck.
>> as the dealer tries to keep the black jack going, security guard jimmy jones takes control of the situation. >> i know that i can't get him away from the table and leave his marijuana behind. so i get his marijuana up first while he's watching. because i couldn't remove him without removing the marijuana first. those two have to stay together. >> it took jimmy about maybe two minutes to pull the pot off the table, brush it off. it stuck to the table because the felt is really sticky. >> finally jimmy escorts the lawbreaker to the door of the casino to wait for the police. >> after he was gone, we're all looking at each other, thinking, what was he thinking, is he that dumb, like is he that stupid? >> officers from the fresno police department arrive. >> they talked to him a little bit but they couldn't understand nothing that he said. >> what happened? >> nothing. >> nothing at all happened? why are you in handcuffs then? >> he still didn't think he did anything wrong even when the
police got here. >> when they search the culprit's body, officers find this gambler's betting pot is just the tip of the iceberg. >> this guy was packing. i would say he had at least an ounce in every pocket. >> they also discover the reason the man is behaving as if he's done nothing wrong. >> he had a cannabis card so he is thinking that he wasn't going to get in trouble because you can legally carry marijuana in california with a cannabis card. >> you do have your cannabis card on you? are you like frequent flier miles with that? >> but his cannabis card was fake. he got it off the internet, which a real cannabis card, you have to go to the doctor. the doctor has to give you one. >> he truly believed that cannabis card would make it okay with him. the only reason that was so is because of whatever he was on. because if he was straight, he never would have tried that, even with a real cannabis card. >> the criminal is taken into custody and charged with possession. and because he tried to bet with the pot he may face additional charges of possession with intent to distribute. >> after they put him in the car and locked -- and handcuffed him and everything, he still thought he did nothing wrong. >> what exactly were you
thinking at the time? >> i don't know. >> you don't know what i'm talking about? i just saw video of you placing down a couple of buds as part of your bet. you don't know what i'm talking about? okay, that explains a lot. >> this is the craziest thing i've seen here. yeah, i've never seen anything like this. i was totally shocked and surprised. it was pretty crazy. >> that totally flipped the script right there. so that tells me always expect the unexpected. coming up, a brutal attack on a complete stranger. >> his intentions was to kill. plus, a gunshot, unintentionally saves a man's life. >> it seems like the whole thing was like an act of god. that's the way i look at it. >> when "caught on camera -- sinister, strange, shocking 2" continues.
a radical muslim group claimed responsibility for a christmas day bomb attack at a nigeria capital. pope benedict issued a plea for peace. tens of thousands of tourists and others were on hand for the pope's service. now back to a "caught on camera" marathon. welcome back to "caught on camera." i'm contessa brewer. all the videos in this program have a certain shock value, but some of the videos are also unbelievably sinister, like the one coming up. it shows a brutal attack on a complete stranger by a man with
a hammer. the only thing more shocking than this brutal attack caught on surveillance camera is how random it turns out to be. >> actually seeing that tape was just -- it was horrifying. yeah. and yes, his intentions was to kill, you know, someone, but it just happened to be my son. >> it's about 12:15 in the morning when 20-year-old duane taylor, a lab technician from the university of pennsylvania, boards the broad septa train line in philadelphia to head home after a day's work. he dozes off listening to his ipod as the train heads north. next to him, a man is standing with his son. the little boy is told to sit down. then for no apparent reason, the father pulls a double claw hammer from his bag, turns to
taylor and viciously attacks him. >> the victim did not know this man. it was a random attack. he was asleep on the subway. >> you don't know what kind of pain i'm in. >> the assault lasts for five long minutes. the other passengers, about ten of them, either leave the train or just watch. amazingly, none of them try to help. >> there was certainly an element of fear. there's a fear of retaliation, a there's a fear of becoming another victim during the incident. there's a fear of being involved in the legal system. >> it is a pretty sad state of affairs when someone is attacked that viciously and absolutely no one attempts to help. there were a couple of men on the train. you can see from the video. these are large men. in fact, the victim dropped his cell phone during the course of the attack and one individual actually picked up the cell phone and put it in his pocket. >> the train stops but the attack continues. the suspect pulls taylor on to the platform. he then flees the scene with the young boy. a rider eventually pulls the
emergency switch to alert a train operator and a woman who did not witness the attack helps taylor get to the local hospital. >> i ran behind him, like this, you all right? he said, yeah, i'm all right. he was holding his face. i asked him, well, you want to go to the hospital? he said, yeah. >> she helped me out and took me to the hospital. we talk to each other every day now, make sure we're both okay. she's a good person. >> taylor is treated for a broken finger and cuts to his head and neck. >> i got staples right here and right here. broken finger. about six stitches in the back of my neck. >> several stitches, broken fingers. but i don't know what kind of psychological impact this could have obviously. you're riding home from work, asleep on a subway, and then all of a sudden, a man attacks you with a hammer. he's fortunate that those are the extent of his injuries. >> police release the video trying to catch the attacker. >> with such a vicious attack and we did need help from the public to identify the
individual. in fact, we made an arrest last night in this case as a result of the information that came in after the video was released. >> the information comes from a woman named toni frazier. she identifies the thug. it's her own son. >> my son is very paranoid. he's a schizophrenic. and lately it has gotten worse. he needs help. >> he's a vicious individual. you can see from the tape he even had his 6-year-old son there with him at the time of the attack. he's 26 years old. he has a long criminal history, including rape, robbery, assault, narcotics violation. >> he's arrested on september 9th, 2008, and charged with attempted murder, aggravated and simple assault, possession of an instrument of crime and reckless endangerment. he meets guilty and is sentenced to 4 to 10 years in prison followed by 15 years probation. >> this is an unusual event, but it just goes to show we have to look out for one another.
if we see something going on, all of us as citizens have to step up and take some kind of action. you just can't have something like this happen and do nothing. >> i don't really look forward to anybody protecting me when i'm in trouble. i don't expect it but it would have been all right if it did happen. >> 2,700 miles from philadelphia is bakersfield, california. where another sinister act is caught on camera. [ gunshot ] >> i kept my eyes closed and just tried to keep calm. >> donald ray batch owns and runs the chester lane market. february 16th, 2006, begins as just another day at the store for him. >> i was attending to my customers, you know, doing my
normal stuff. you know, selling stuff, working on the cash register. >> then at 8:36 p.m., the scene changes dramatically as donald's getting ready to close the store, a man walks in with his face covered in war paint. >> you get a lot of weirdos come into the store. when i saw him in the corner of my eye, i thought, that's just another weirdo coming in. he started saying stuff i couldn't understand because he was gritting his teeth. >> give me everything i won't kill nothing. everything i won't kill nothing! >> i didn't think nothing of it until he pulled out the gun and then he fired that one shot. then that first shot was like a popping sound. i was thinking maybe he had blanks. that's when i -- i stepped back from the register. that's when i was concerned about what he was doing. and bam. [ gunshot ] i hit the ground. then he shot another time. >> after the gunman fires a third shot at the wall, he leaves empty handed. donald is wounded and struggling on the floor behind the counter.
>> it hit me in the arm, my left arm and it hit me in the left side. and then it went out my back through the wall. >> were you shot? >> customers in the store are terrified and stunned. >> don't move him. >> don't move him. >> one of them calls 911. >> he had a mask on. >> donald is rushed to the hospital where in the process of saving his life, doctors make a shocking discovery. >> my spleen was obliterated. so they had to do a splenectomy. when they took that out, there was a tumor attached to that. i didn't know i had that. >> doctors say the tumor might have gone undiscovered if it hadn't been for the bullet wounds. >> it was like an act of god, this guy, he comes in. he was like the hand of god. >> i swear to god, give me everything. >> and the bullets were like a surgical strike. they hit a certain spot in me that needs medical attention. it seemed like the whole thing was just like an act of god.
that's the way i look at it. >> donald eventually returns to work, but makes one adjustment. he installs bulletproof glass for protection. >> these guys that rob, they can't jump over it, they can't go around it. it's too much problem to get through it. so it's good protection. >> the glass helps donald in more ways than one. >> a lot of people come in sick. it stops bullets, but you know what, it also stops germs. >> as for the man who fired the shots, cops think the suspect has been in jail since 2007 on separate charges of multiple counts of first-degree murder. still, no charges have been filed in the shooting of donald batch at the chester lane market. >> if he's the guy, it's good to get him off the street so he
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didn't expect it here in lancaster county. we're quiet. there's cows. there's amish people here. that's about it. >> the fact that it's a naked rampage makes it all the more stunning. >> i'm janelle stillson. that ram stage started when a guest staying at the willow valley resort stole a forklift and drove it into a wall at the hotel. >> march 14, 2008, becky bednar is ending her shift. she's the front-end supervisor at the supermarket across the street from the willow valley resort. >> the night was normal as usual. a busy friday night. >> but things change dramatically when nicholas hadzic, wearing nothing but his birthday suit, breaks into the stock market through its storage room. >> he came in through the backdoor through a loading dock. >> he opened the dock door, he looked around a little bit. at that point he realized he was alone. he even closed the door behind
him as he came in. how thoughtful. >> the man is naked. that's a startling surprise. but his nudity is only the beginning of the shock. he exhibits destructive manic behavior. he rages through the store in a violent frenzy that will last eight long minutes. >> he went into the cafe, smashed his head into a cooler, shattered the glass on that. >> but that's just the beginning. next he hurls a chair at a cleaning guy, seen here trying to escape. then he continues his destruction, tossing a 300-pound pizza oven to the floor. >> took the door off the pizza oven, which -- i mean, they're heavy. >> this is a big piece of metal. this is a big chunk of metal. i don't know how he did it. >> he had to be pretty strong. came out, broke a couple registers in their cafe area. toppled a turkey hill cooler. toppled meat scales off the counter before a bystander came up and told him to calm down.
>> that but stander is customer matt erwin. >> matt erwin was there to talk him into -- let's not do anything else. let's just take a walk. he was very, very helpful and a godsend at that point. >> at that point, becky, the only manager on duty that night, locks the doors. she wants nick there when police arrive. >> i love working here. i take pride in the place where i work, and it made me very angry to see this going on, to see this destruction going on in the place that is my livelihood. i wanted the police to be able to catch him. >> on the other side of darrenkemp's, erwin is still trying to calm down the naked man. >> he just asked nick, you know, what's wrong? what would you like to do now instead of throwing things? and that's when our naked man said, well, i could use a cigarette. >> the two men walk over to the cash register. >> there was a customer in line when he went up to get the cigarettes. he told the customer, get out of
my way, which the customer did. at one point when he was at the cashier area, he had taken hold of the debit and credit machine and he tried to pull the machine off of the cash stand but he wasn't able to. by then he had calmed down a little bit. >> but just when it seems like he's calming down, he erupts again, heads for one of the grocery bag es, raises his hand to punch him, then casually walks away. after eight long minutes of destruction, confusion and disbelief, officer david covey from the west lampeter township police department finally shows up. >> the cops arrive just in the nick of time. >> he and two other officers have been across the street responding to the call about a naked man running amok from the willie valley resort. they're pretty sure they have found their suspect. >> dispatch advised me that around the there was a naked man running around the area.
i just rolled my eyes back and kind of laughed because we don't deal with that stuff out here often. it wasn't something i was looking forward to dealing with. as we entered the store, we found d e ked n standing in front of the registers yelling at the clerks. we just came in the front and told him to get down on his knees. i had gloves on but that's about all you could do at that point. this is the first time i ever had to handcuff and shackle a nude man and hopefully it's the last time it has to happen, too. >> while police are arresting nick, he makes one last attempt to smoke his cigarette. >> he asked the officer if he had a light. the officer told him to get rid of the cigarette. >> apparently he's not supposed to have alcohol and he did. that's where his night started. but in my experience, it was more than alcohol. >> when he finally came down off of whatever it was he was on, he wanted to know where his clothes were. he also asked if he had hurt anyone. that seemed to be a concern for him.
and that kind of touched my heart, because he realized he may have hurt someone and he was concerned about that. >> he kept telling us he was having weird dreams that he was doing these things. when we pointed out to him that they weren't dreams, that they're actual facts and things that he was doing, it kind of sunk in to him. >> by the time it's over, nick hadzic has caused thousands of dollars of damage. he's convicted with risking a catastrophe, criminal mischief, open lewdness, public drunkenness and other related charges. >> from what i recall, his bail was $250,000 cash. so i don't think he was going to make bail. >> he's sentenced to six months to a year in jail. back at darrenkemp's, it's business as usual, except that now folks who frequent the market can't forget the naked man who put darrenkemp's on the map. >> you have clothes on today. >> yes, i do and i keep them on. >> i'm waiting for a woman to run through. >> we have a thing out front, no shoes, no shirt, no service.
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tragedy strikes. a pt cruiser speeds through an intersection and smashes into an suv. a man runs for safety, but it's too late. the suv rolls over him. he's pronounced dead. >> someone told us that scott had been in an accident. >> it's a sad thing that happened. >> 12:40 p.m. sunday, may 23rd, 2004. dayton, ohio. 75-year-old betty haislip is driving her pt cruiser east on third street. 41-year-old albertina hughey is
driving her subaru north on edwin c. moses boulevard. 42-year-old scott tegtmeyer is calmly crossing the intersection. the next 12 seconds changed three lives. that moment is captured by a red light enforcement camera. it was recently installed by dayton police to reduce crashes caused by drivers ignoring traffic signals. >> i was driving my subaru forester and i was probably going about 35 when i approached the intersection. i looked up and i actually saw a man crossing the street, but we made eye contact, and it was clear that he was going to, you know, get to the other side before i entered the intersection. >> then a pt cruiser comes out of nowhere. >> when she attempted her left-hand turn she hit the blazer causing it to go airborne. >> the pedestrian, scott tegtmeyer, tries to get out of the way. >> everything happened in slow motion.
and then things darkened. there was this kind of dark, light, dark, light experience of the tumble. the sound, it was horrible. and i just said to myself at that point, don't die, don't die, don't die. >> witnesses rush over to help. >> my leg was pinned under the car. so i asked the gentlemen if they could lift the car. one gentleman said, ma'am, we can't lift this car. and then another guy in the background said, get the car. and they lifted the car and then someone helped pull me from the car to the side of the road there. and at that point, i looked to d i asked, what happened to him? >> tegtmeyer lies a few feet away. >> he didn't look good. he was a kind of smoky gray. his lips, his skin, everything. he looked serene. he wasn't moving. and sure enough, the ambulance was there right away. >> when they went over to scott, they thought he was dead, so
they covered him up and went to the other two ladies. >> neither betty haislip, who was driving the pt cruiser, nor hughew have any life-threatening injuries. >> i think i ended up with about 66 stitches all over between my legs, my hands, and my face. the internal bleeding was a bit of a concern, but once they discovered that it was just the multiple cuts to the liver, doctors said that i could allow that to heal naturally. >> but tegtmeyer isn't as lucky. >> the guy that was out here, he was mangled pretty bad and bleeding from just about everywhere. >> and then something remarkable happens. >> evidently somebody detected a small pulse in his leg and said, this man is not dead, he is alive. >> tegtmeyer is rushed to the hospital, and his family is
there by his side. >> when we first seen scott, he was just cut -- well, he had burns all over his back, his leg. it was just like -- it was just awful. the skin was gone. he had this huge cut on his head. and he just looked like he was dead lying there. >> he's alive, but in a coma, and remains in one for five weeks. >> he got pneumonia, and i guess things did get worse, and then they began to get better. and after five weeks, he was moved out of the hospital into the nursing home. >> in his first interview since the accident, scott tegmeyer, who is dubbed the miracle man by the local media, tries to recall what happened. >> i -- from that day, i don't remember a thing. it's been -- been real difficult.
according to the video, what i've seen, it was done and over with before a person could blink their eye. the first thing i remember is waking up in the hospital bed with oven mitts and a safety belt strappingmy to the bed. i was told that i was trying to pull the trach out of my throat. >> the fact that tegtmeyer is alive is amazing. but how he survived is unbelievable. >> i was told later that when she hit my car, the dent that she put in the left side of my car turned out to have been very important because if you watch the video closely, you'll see that by the time the car rolls over scott, he's actually protected somewhat by that dent in the car. >> but i was in that cubby hole, and that kept my head from being
paper thin, i gather. >> the car still called massive damage. >> 16 broken bones, three in the neck and three in the pelvic and then broke arm and some fingers and a few other things. >> he had three breaks in the back of his neck or in his spine that he -- if he moved his head or anything, that he would -- could be paralyzed. >> i remember that -- them showing me the x-ray because it looked like my bones were clouds. it was just powder. that's what the steel plate's for, to give the bones something to grow back to, according to what they say. they didn't think i'd ever walk again. >> after four years of therapy, scott tegtmeyer beat the odds again. he's walking. but still there are injuries he feels daily. >> pains, aches, pops cracks. with weather, it changes all the time.
i'm off in my balance and still can't taste or smell. and my hearing's down. >> he was a tiger to endure that, come out of it and not be hateful to anybody. >> the driver of the pt cruiser, betty haislip, was charged with running a red light. as for scott and albertina, they're just happy to be alive. >> i was alive, and that was enough for me. >> i'm lucky to be here. i thank the lord every day. i really do. >> scott sees himself as one of the luckiest men alive. and despite his injuries, he's trying to move forward with his life. if you have a video you'd like to send to us you can logon to our website caughtoncamera.msnbc.com. i'm contessa brewer. that's all for this edition of "caught on camera."