Warren bus stop crash victim shares his story

- It was one week ago a man plowed into a bus shelter in Warren running over several people.

It was amazing everyone survived but their injuries are extensive. Six people were inside the shelter waiting for a bus when they were struck by that pickup truck. Four of them are still in the hospital

"I sensed the motion and I turned around and all I saw was a big pickup truck," said Jairocey Simpson. "I saw the grill of it and I just threw my hands up and boom. It just knocked me right through the window."

What began as a trip to Meijer ended with a trip to the OR. Simpson, 55, has been at Beaumont hospital since he and five others were struck at the 12 Mile and Van Dyke bus stop in Warren.

Simpson says he was knocked unconscious for at least two minutes.

"I looked up (and) I saw other victims of the crash stuck up under the truck," he said.

Four people were trapped underneath that truck.

The driver walked into a nearby Subway, seemingly ignoring the victims pinned under his vehicle after police say plowed into them.

Surveillance cameras captured the crash and the aftermath. It was nothing short of a living nightmare.

"Everybody's on the ground bleeding," Simpson said. "I knew I was hurt very badly, I had blood running off on both of my legs. Blood running from my head, I got stitches on my head right now."

"We evaluated him and he had a large, what we call a degloving injury of his left leg," said Dr. Rafid Kasir. "Basically the skin had been stripped off of the muscle and the muscle was exposed underneath."

Kasir, a resident at Beaumont Hospital was on the team surgeons that operated on Simpson.

"The video shows a truck going right through a group of people and he is injured, but fortunate to be alive," said Kasir.

Gary Daleo is the man police say was behind the wheel of the truck, and was charged with six felonies including three counts of reckless driving causing serious body impairment and another three counts of driving while impaired causing serious body impairment.

Each charge is punishable by up to five years behind bars.

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As for Simpson he just wants to say his piece to the man accused of nearly killing him and five others

"Why did you leave the crime? What were you doing? Why did you ride over us like that," Simpson said. "We're just innocent people sitting at the bus stop. You can't see that?"

Daleo is due back in court next week. Simpson says he is considering taking legal action against him.

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