A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from April 30, 2023
“A man was seriously injured today after being run over by a reversing car….” (joke)

Police often ask for someone involved in an incident to “come forward”—that is, to talk to the police. “Come forward” is meant literally in some “reversing car” jokes.
     
“A Paki has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward. #fb” was posted on Twitter by 𝓖π“ͺ𝓻𝔂 𝓙𝓸𝓱𝓷𝓼𝓽𝓸𝓷 on October 3, 2009. “RT @FunnyJoker: A mexican has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward” was posted on Twitter by Rj on October 3, 2009. “A man has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward” was posted on Twitter by Andy Webb on November 29, 2009. “A man has been seriously injured after being run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward” was printed in the Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland) on October 13, 2022.
   
       
Twitter 
𝓖π“ͺ𝓻𝔂 𝓙𝓸𝓱𝓷𝓼𝓽𝓸𝓷
@JohnstonGaryD
A Paki has been run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward. #fb
9:17 AM Β· Oct 3, 2009
   
Twitter
Karan Arora
@KaranArora
A Paki has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
3:57 PM Β· Oct 3, 2009
   
Twitter
Rj
@RjGooner
RT @FunnyJoker: A mexican has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward. < lmao

4:12 PM Β· Oct 3, 2009
   
Twitter
Andy Webb
@webbyand
A man has been run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
6:38 AM Β· Nov 29, 2009
   
Twitter
Sarah πŸ’™
@Roocullen
RT @nessie111 A man was killed yesterday by a
reversing car. Police are asking
the driver to come forward
#lamejokes
11:06 AM Β· Nov 30, 2009
   
Twitter
Δ±sıɹɐd ןǝɐΙ₯Ι”Δ±Ι― 😷
@MichaelParisi
A man was hit on my street last night by a reversing car. Police are urging the driver to come forward.
5:01 PM Β· Jan 5, 2010
   
Twitter
Uniteds RedArmy
@UnitedsRedArmy
A scouser has been run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
5:27 AM Β· Jan 11, 2010
   
Twitter
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@shan_daar
A woman has been run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
12:41 PM Β· Mar 21, 2010
   
Twitter
Muchiri Kariuki (Donald)
@donald_kariuki
RT @TheFunnyRacist: A Muslim man has been run over by a reversing car. Police are urging the driver to come forward.
3:44 PM Β· Nov 1, 2011
   
Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
A Paki has been run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
7:27 AM Β· Aug 13, 2015
   
,a href=“https://twitter.com/ShitJokes/status/966767275687759873”>Twitter
Shit Jokes
@ShitJokes
A local pensioner has been run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
3:10 PM Β· Feb 22, 2018
 
13 October 2022, Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland), pg. 20:
A man has been seriously injured after being run over by a reversing car. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.
 
LaffGaff
Police Appeal
April 30, 2023 by laffgaff
A man was seriously injured today after being run over by a reversing car.
Police are appealing for the driver to come forward.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityTransportation • Sunday, April 30, 2023 • Permalink


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