Rush to see gravely ill son lands woman in a UHP escort
KUTV 2 News
Helen "Skeeter" Smith got the dreaded phone call---her son, Randy, was gravely ill in the hospital.
So Helen, 87 years old, hopped in her car in southern Nevada on Friday, jumped on I-15, and started heading north for a 350 mile trip to Ogden.
In central Utah, she "buzzed past" a Utah trooper, who pulled her over and gave her a warning. "He was all nice," said Helen. "Oh yeah, he was just doing his job."
Then Helen had perhaps the best accident she could have hoped for; instead of pulling forward to ease onto the interstate, she put her car in reverse and hit Trooper Jeff Jones' patrol car.
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Submitted Dec 20, 2014 By: