A 42 year old Montana man told cops he wasn't to blame for crashing his truck into a light post -– because a unicorn was behind the steering wheel at the time.
Prosecutor Ingrid Rosenquist said Phillip C. Holliday Jr. initially denied driving the truck involved in the March 7 crash in Billings. He told officers at the scene that a unicorn was driving, she said.Link. BELIEVE. (Thanks, W. Vann Hall)
Reader comment: Doran says,
No doubt in an effort to hide the true existence of unicorns, authorities are now saying that Phillip Carston Holliday Jr. did *not* tell officers that a unicorn was driving his car when it smashed into a light pole. Apparently the MIB^H^H^H prosecutors use the "unicorn defense" as a code for when a person claims someone else (who can't be found) was driving a car. In this case, Mr. Holliday told police that a woman had been driving, not a unicorn. The county attorney is quoted as saying "Mr. Holliday has other serious problems, but this is not one of them". Link.