Saturday, August 26, 2006

Idiot found dangling from 25,000 volt power line

Idiot1Shocking pictures of a young man "lucky to be alive" after he dangled from overhead rail cables have been issued by transport police.

A passenger took pictures of the man as he hung from the 25,000 volt cables in Tamworth, Staffordshire, earlier this month, and handed them into police.

Pc Rob Newman of British Transport Police said the overheads had been switched off to deal with an incident.

But a residual electric current would still have been running, he said.

Gee, I wonder if alcohol was involved.

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