Man Severely Beaten After Crashing Vehicle

George Hunter, Detroit News, June 9, 2014

Police are investigating the beating of a white motorist who claims three black men pummeled him while using racial epithets after he caused a traffic accident over the weekend on the city’s east side.

The incident Saturday, as described by the victim, shares some similarities to the April beating of Steve Utash, whose assault by an angry mob following an accident made national headlines two months ago.

Nathanial Szczerbinski, 34, of Grosse Pointe Park, said the incident happened near Vernor and Chalmers at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday. {snip}

“I was heading the wrong way down a one-way street, and a car came out of nowhere,” said Szczerbinski, who was interviewed by The News on Monday as he prepared to undergo surgery for an eye socket fracture sustained in the beating.

“I got out to check on what happened, and three guys (from the other vehicle) got mad and started kicking my (expletive),” Szczerbinski said. “They were hollering, ‘White (expletive)’ while they were hitting me.”

Szczerbinski said his attackers kicked, hit and spit on him, and that one of his attackers said he was angry because his fist was swollen from hitting him.

One of the alleged attackers, a 20-year-old black man, was arrested, and police are seeking the other two, Detroit Police Officer Keisha Beasley-Dorsey said.

“The victim said there were some ethnic slurs made,” Beasley-Dorsey said. “We’ll do our investigation, and it’ll be up to prosecutors whether to file ethnic intimidation charges.”


On April 2, Utash, a 54-year-old tree-trimmer was severely beaten by a mob after he hit a 10-year-old boy who’d ran into the path of his truck. The assault left him in a coma for weeks.

Four men and a 16-year-old were charged in the case. The men are awaiting trial on assault with intent to commit murder, while the 16-year-old was charged as a juvenile with assault and ethnic intimidation.

Utash is now recovering in his Clinton Township home.

His beating prompted civic and religious leaders to hold a rally calling for racial healing in the city.

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  • Alexandra1973

    Bad part is, if this guy just kept going he could have been accused of hit-and-skip or something…still…I would have gotten out of there and headed for a police station and/or used my cellphone to call and report it.

    Several years ago I was in an accident because some woman made an illegal left turn and cut me off so short I had no time to stop…I didn’t get mad, I figured she’s in enough trouble (she got cited), and my son, who was with me (and who was four at the time) was okay.

    I’d venture to guess that this guy was going the wrong way because he was a bit nervous being in what I call Boogeytown. I know that’d be my state of mind.

    • Mary

      My first post-college job was an insurance claims adjuster. That was the advice we would give people who had gotten into an accident and were afraid to wait for the police – to drive to the police station if possible or at least call the police. It is unlikely they would be charged with hit-and-run if they made an effort to contact the police.
      Many times people were understandably reluctant to exit their vehicle, and in some locations (especially in California) the police refused to come out.

  • D.B. Cooper

    Oh well. Why was your soon-to-be-ex-democrat behind doing in Detroit to begin with?

    • Alexandra1973

      Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, etc., border Detroit to the east. In fact Chalmers Road is practically right next door.

      Funny thing is, I’ve heard Grosse Pointe Farms is a really affluent area, or it was 20 years ago.

      Still…even though I used to live a few blocks north of Eight Mile, I steered clear of Detroit.

    • r j p

      Playing Prius vs. Escalade?

  • JackKrak

    Get. Out. Of. Detroit.

    • TruthBeTold

      Google this headline from the Dailymail:

      Crossing the road is more dangerous for African Americans: New study says drivers are less likely to stop for black pedestrians

      • Kenner

        Blacks jaywalk as way to flip off whitey; they do it often.

        • Jesse_from_Sweden

          Or, people tend to walk across the road more often in areas where they live and work.
          And black pedestrians crossing the road in a black neighbourhood will more often meet black drivers, compared to white pedestrians in a white neighbourhood.

          In other words, is it more dangerous for african americans to cross the road due to them being african american? Or is it simply more dangerous to cross the road in certain areas because of a higher percentage of african americans among the drivers?

        • ElComadreja

          They move a lot faster if you speed up.

        • Alexandra1973

          I don’t hesitate to lay on the horn when they do. What’re they going to do, run after my van?

  • Samuel_Morton

    “His beating prompted civic and religious leaders to hold a rally calling for racial healing in the city.”

    I’m sure Jessie Jackson and Reverend Al were there. I wonder if the newspaper editor decided to add that sentence just for the hell of it. “And blah, blah, blah, racial healing.”

    • Jesse_from_Sweden

      Far from impossible.
      Rev Al is know to jump in when blacks are prosecuted for crimes against whites.
      It tends not to be on the side of the victim though…

    • ElComadreja

      “Racial healing”. What a joke.

  • Truthseeker

    Further proof that Blacks just want to get along with us and that the wickedness of Whites is the only thing preventing us all from holding hands and loving each other like brothers.

  • dd121

    This happens in Africa too. GIs who are over there are warned to keep driving in case of an accident.

    • Black Swan

      In South Africa, Whites are warned not to stop at all, even at stop signs due to violent carjackings and murders.

      • dd121

        If I were white and in South Africa, I’d be lying awake at night planning to get out of there.

  • Geo1metric

    Try to never go to the “wrong” part of town. If you must go, never leave your car when you have an accident in the “wrong” part of town. If you can drive, drive to safety, call the police, and get to the nearest police station as soon as possible.

    • Moe

      I often wonder what I’d do if several approached me on foot while I’m in my car. I would probably floor it and not even look back to see the black twirling over my trunk. Will take above advice and drive to a police station.

  • freddy_hills

    Blacks become enraged and fly off the handle over minor things. A lot of blacks have anger problems.

    • Especially the “packing” part!

    • Usually Much Calmer

      He doesn’t live in Detroit. He lives in Grosse Pointe Park, an affluent suburb.

    • OhWow

      Blacks have very poor executive functioning skills. They never plan ahead or consider consequences before they act. It’s always in the moment.

      • Bartek

        Blacks seemingly aren’t the only ones with poor executive functioning skills.
        Mr. Szczerbinski went to Detroit, got lost, drove down a one way street, got out his car in order to talk to the natives, and failed to be armed while White.
        It isn’t exactly as if he planned either.

        • Einsatzgrenadier

          I don’t think Mr. Szczerbinski was displaying impulsive, high time preference behavior. Like other white victims of diversity, he was probably subjected to years of indoctrination in multicultural propaganda.

          In all probability, Mr. Szczerbinski did what he did because he believes that blacks are our equals. He also sincerely believes that race doesn’t exist because there is no gene for race.

          • Who Me?

            He most likely DID. He MAY have now changed his mind about that.

          • ElComadreja

            It’s really hard to change these liberal’s minds. Sometimes even beatings, rapes and murder doesn’t do it. The brainwashing is deep with them.

  • That black “warrior gene” discovered by scientists sprung into action pretty quickly here. This story provides another water cooler conversation topic focusing on the principles, “Around blacks never relax,” and “Avoid the ‘g***d.”

  • JSS

    At this rate insurance companies will need to jack up costs for drivers who commute through black urban jungles. The price of our greatest strength keeps getting steeper.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    Meanwhile, in Houston, a black woman recently crashed her car in front of a group of blacks. Upon seeing the horrific crash numerous black onlookers rushed to the car. But they did not rush to the car to save the mother who was dying, nor did they attempt to aid or rescue the driver’s young children who were in the backseat. Oh, no. Instead the blacks who swarmed the car left the children to cry and the mother to die as they stole the groceries she had in the car.

    Certainly not all blacks act like this, but anytime you read of such a disgusting scenario with such a wanton disregard for life — it’s almost always blacks who are perpetrating it. Reputations are earned.

    • Diana Moon Glampers

      Just saw that report. Disghusting. Where there are Africans, there is Africa.

  • Who Me?

    Why are there any White people still living in or around Detroit anyway? No need to wonder why blacks act like this, it is their nature. It is like asking why cats act like cats. It is their nature. But Whites ought to know by now they are NOT safe in that area and they need to get the hell out!

  • LHathaway

    There were two of these in one year alone, a couple of decades ago in the much smaller city I lived in. Deaths at the hands of blacks after traffic accidents. I would assume the number of beatings was much larger.

  • LHathaway

    “I was heading the wrong way down a one-way street, and a car came out of nowhere”

    Exactly how he told it to the newsman, no doubt.

    • Who Me?

      “A car came out of nowhere.”
      Don’t “reporters” have to at least finish 3rd grade before they start writing news reports?

  • r j p

    “I was heading the wrong way down a one-way street, and a car came out of nowhere,”

    Generally cars do come out of nowhere when you are driving the wrong way down a one-way street.

  • OhWow

    You will never hear about this unless you come to AmRen. So sad. Other way around and top story on CNN.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    I got out to check on what happened

    Guess he’s too young to remember what happened to Reginald Denny.

    This is just one of several mistakes the White driver made. His biggest mistake was driving anywhere near Detroit!!

    He should have least armed himself.

    Detroit is So dangerous, the Chief of Police told the public to arm themselves and enforce the law.

    “If more Detroit citizens were armed,” Chief Craig told a news conference, “criminals would think twice before attacking them.”

    One of the alleged attackers, a 20-year-old black man, was arrested

    Big Deal. What’s one more arrest to add to his lengthy rap sheet? He’ll be back in action in no time.

  • MBlanc46

    “His beating prompted civic and religious leaders to hold a rally calling for racial healing in the city.”

    A rally. The typical black response to just about anything. And if it’s not a rally, it’s a prayer vigil.

  • Easyrhino1

    Why not offer to take your wife someplace safer than Detroit like Kandahar.

  • MekongDelta69

    “Detroit Police Officer Keisha Beasley-Dorsey…”

    That says it all.

    A hyphenated three-name, affirmative action black feminazi as a cop in DIE-Troit.

  • Alexandra1973

    Tell her to use Google Earth Street View. It’s safer.

    Last time I went down Woodward Avenue with my mother, all I had to do was look down the side streets and see that it looked like a war zone.

    There are also videos on YouTube.

  • LACountyRedneck

    “My wife wants to visit Detroit for the ruined buildings.” I don’t know how long you’ve been aware of the civility of blacks but you should educate her and introduce her to sites like this. I have with my wife and young adult kids. No reason your wife shouldn’t know how unsafe that move would be. It’s obviously not worth the risk.

    I would think my wife was joking if she said that. And not a very funny joke at that.
    Knowing that a White person would say that is difficult to read. It creates a discomfort somewhat like when you’ve eaten something that doesn’t sit right.

  • Bartek

    I’m sure Keisha will get right to the bottom of this…

  • Black Swan

    What is it with Whites driving around in Detroit and getting out of their cars when blacks are around?

    I know the media doesn’t report these beatings but still, the message should be out that around blacks, never ever get out of a car. Use it as a weapon if necessary.

  • Black Swan

    Why not buy her the coffee-table book “Ruins of Detroit?”

    It may save her life. http //www marchandmeffre com/detroit/

  • Bill Moore


    I was driving down an alley with my girlfriend in New Kensington, PA. An African stepped out in front of my car with his arms up, indicating that it wanted me to stop. It was in the daylight.

    I slowed down, then when I got close, I floored it. The African jumped out of the way. My girlfriend screamed. I told her that is what she should do if an African tries to stop you.

    I explained that there were probably others waiting off to the side, ready to jump out and smash the windows and “take care of whitey”. She asked what I would have done if he didn’t move, and I told her I would run over him and keep on going.

    Just My Thoughts,
    Bill Moore

    • Alexandra1973

      It’s a good thing you kept going…you probably would have been carjacked and your girlfriend…I think we can all guess what would have happened to her.

  • I’d say she’s got some inner conflicts.

  • ElComadreja

    It’s getting damn near impossible to escape them no matter where you go.

  • Alexandra1973

    You got that right. One time a few years back I was driving through Birmingham, one of the more affluent suburbs, and I saw them standing on street corners. I was like, what are they doing here?

  • Ringo Lennon

    There was a time in America when blacks were on their best behavior around whites. That time is down the crapper.

  • Ringo Lennon

    These animals should realize that white (expletives) pay for their miserable, useless existence. But hopefully one day the SWHTF.