Christie Hit Motorcyclist With Car In 2002, Wasn’t Ticketed


The plot just keep getting thicker and thicker for former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie, the Republican nominee for Governor of New Jersey this year, and his bad driving record: In 2002, the Star-Ledger reports, Christie hit a motorcyclist while driving his car the wrong way on a one-way street — but was not ticketed.

“This was an unfortunate accident and just like a lot of us, Chris knows he can always be a better driver,” campaign spokeswoman Maria Comella told the paper.

Elizabeth Police Director James Cosgrove confirmed to the paper that Christie did identify himself as the U.S. Attorney. The Star-Ledger asked whether Christie’s position factored into the officer’s decision to not ticket him: “I don’t think I want to make that kind of deduction, but I think the facts speak for themselves.”

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