It looks staged.
But the photo, showing an open-mouthed woman clutching her head and a uniformed man lounging across the hood of her car, is apparently the real deal.
The picture was snapped by Allison Yates in San Francisco last Thursday, KRON-TV reported Monday evening, when she witnessed the incredible sight.
“I saw her go by and realized there was a guy on the hood on his back, hanging on kind of spread-eagled," Yates said. "She turned right from that far left lane across all lanes of traffic [...] We caught up to her around Market [Street]—she was screaming, he was screaming, it was insane.”
Yates first took her story to Hoodline, which reported on the bizarre incident Friday.
KRON did some further digging, and reported the identity of the driver: 33-year-old Bo Monsoumbath.
Monsoumbath told KRON that the meter maid had asked her for sexual favors, and that she had become frightened and suspected that he was not really a city worker.
“I am still shaken up by the whole situation," Monsoumbath said. "I was sexually harassed then had a man jump on my car. I never tried to run that meter maid over. It’s clear I’m at a stop in the pic and I made several stops.”
Yates at least partially corroborated Monsoumbath's story, saying, “She kept yelling, 'You’re scaring me.’”
Monsoumbath was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and a hit and run, KRON reported, and the meter maid was reportedly uninjured.
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