Man run over by his own vehicle


MAYVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) A Pittsburgh, PA man is in the hospital following a freak accident in Mayville, where the man’s own vehicle struck and dragged him.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies say 82 year old Norman Weizenbaum was leaving the Watermark Restaurant when he stopped his vehicle to check on something. Weizenbaum got out of the car but failed to to put the vehicle in park.

The car then apparently rolled backwards, striking Weizenbaum and dragging him through some brush before striking another parked vehicle in the restaurant parking lot.

Weizenbaum was injured and taken to Hamot Hospital via Starflight. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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