News

Chaos erupts at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

Chaos erupts at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

People dressed and made up as zombies take part in a traditional Zombie Walk in Prague, Czech Republic, on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/Petr David Josek

An elderly woman was hospitalized after she was hit by a car on Saturday evening, when a Zombie Walk event during California’s Comic-Con weekend ended in chaos.

The annual parade, featuring fans dressed up as the undead, took place not far from the San Diego Convention Center, where a deaf driver, who was traveling with his two children, who were also hard of hearing, was stopped to let the march pass by.

The kids became scared, prompting the dad to try and move out of the area.

However, according to authorities, a number of Zombie Walk participants grew angry at the man for attempting to drive through the crowd and “surrounded and began punching” the car.

A spokesperson from the San Diego Police Department adds, “Several of them climbed onto the car and beat on the car. The car windshield was shattered by the crowd.”

The man attempted to drive away and ended up knocking down the 64-year-old pedestrian, who sustained “serious arm injuries”, before he was able to get away from the mob and flag down a police officer.

The Zombie Walk is not directly affiliated with organizers at Comic-Con.

No arrests were made, but police are currently investigating the scary incident.

Latest Stories

in Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Johnson’s Attorney Asks To Drop Charges

Johnson Martese Sign Justice For Martese 032615 (DZ)

The attorney for Martese Johnson asks a judge to drop charges agaisnt his client.

in Local, Surrounding Counties

Man Prepares His Own Obituary

Norfolk Seal

A 93-year-old visited a newspaper with his own prepared obituary.

in Local, Local Sports, Sports, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Completes Tournament Play With Loss

BaseballHat1

The UVA baseball team lost 10-2 to N.C. State on Saturday, and ended its involvement in the ACC Tournament.

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

tomcruise

A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

in Entertainment

REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

18-overlay4

Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.