Blog: Dave LeggettToyota 'runaway a hoax'

Dave Leggett | 16 March 2010

The latest media speculation is that the guy with the out of control Prius he couldn't stop - the story in the US that recently attracted so much attention and which Toyota said it would investigate - is some kind of hoaxster.

Toyota has pretty forcefully said its investigation's findings are inconsistent with Mr Sikes' account.

The below clip gives a flavour of which way the US media bandwagon is lurching today. Gotta love the anchor's 'Peter Falk moment' digression near the end. Maybe someone in his earpiece said 'who the chuffing hell is Peter Falk?' He just had to explain who Peter Falk was and just about managed to leave out the shabby raincoat and cigar.

US: Prius driver's account "inconsistent" with Toyota's study  




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