Frank Roder of Winfield Park, New Jersey took his son to a nearby river to feed the ducks. The SUV came to a stop on a steep embankment, and Roder’s impatient 5-year-old son jumped out and started sprinting toward a ledge that was about 35 feet above the river.
Roder immediately leaped out of the SUV and chased down his son just a few feet from the edge. If he had taken so much as a second to set the parking brake, his son almost certainly would have plunged to his death. Instead, his Jeep Cherokee went tumbling over the edge and embedded itself in the river. Read The Full Story