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Carjackers Crash Vehicle To Cause Distraction

Last updated on Thursday, June 30, 2011

(LAWRENCE, IN) - Carjackers near Geist crashed into a vehicle on purpose as a distraction.

Police say the point is to catch you off guard, pull a gun and speed away in your car.

Lawrence Deputy Chief Gary Woodruff says if it's a minor crash, drive to a well lit, safe area, then immediately call police.

Other tips include drive with your windows up and doors locked.

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