Last Saturday, James Laing went out for a ride. S.D. Whitmansegal, aka Stephanie Segal, 44, of Woodland Hills, is the sole reason why he never made it back home to his wife. The rest of the heartbreaking story is in the Daily News.
She was driving drunk, and it was a hit and run. Does that sound familiar yet?
According to Danny Jimenez’s (DJ Wheels) comment on BikingInLA , she posted bail at 2:30am later that same day. So she’s free to walk for now. According to the LASD Inmate Locator (search for Segal, Stephanie), she was booked by CHP, and released after 5 hours; court date has not been set.
Sometimes I will be writing unbiased articles that state the facts. This is not one of those articles.
What the fuck is going on here? Isn’t a civilized society supposed to protect its people? Aren’t we all tired of seeing ignorant comments about “why was he even in the street in the first place”?
If you ride a bike and you think you’re safe, you’re not. It can happen to any of us, no matter what streets or precautions we take.
So start getting involved because we’re all an endangered species in this ass-backwards place known as Southern California.