A Lengthy Island man claims a blood-stained visitors ticket helps his declare native police commissioner sucker-punched him in a road-rage incident.
Kevin Holian deliberate a Friday information convention to current his facet of a Tuesday morning visitors cease as he headed dwelling after visiting his 90-year-old mom in a Lengthy Seashore, L.I., nursing dwelling.
Holian, 64, was pulled over by Lengthy Seashore Police Commissioner Michael Tangney for allegedly operating a cease signal.
Holian, in an interview with Lengthy Island newspaper Newsday, stated Tangney was driving behind him, honking his horn and screaming out the window at him. The difficulty started after Holian pulled over.
The bespectacled Holian claims that he was slugged with out warning by Tangney whereas leaning over to get his paperwork out of the glove field.
Holian stated he was left with a bloody nostril, and the police commissioner drove off after instructing one other officer to jot down him a visitors ticket.
Holian claims he left the scene in an ambulance with blood dripping from his nostril.
Tangney, a 40-year Lengthy Seashore police veteran, insisted to Newsday that he by no means laid a hand on Holian. The commissioner added that he hoped the opposite driver would face new expenses for submitting a bogus grievance.