|Occurred : 12/25/2000 23:30 (Entered as : 12/25/00 2330)
Reported: 6/7/2003 9:24:12 PM 21:24
Location: ??, VA
I do not want to waste your time, I just wanted to run this by someone that didn't think I was nuts. I was in the Marine Corps for four years and just got out recently. I was stationed in North Carolina. I had grown up in Massachusetts. So regardless to say I made a lot of trips up and down the east coast.
The "sighting" took place on rt 95 in virginina. When driving to North Carolina we had to take rt 95 all the way through. On that road there are hundreds of exits we pass.
My cousin and myself were driving through in December of 2000. We were driving late at night. We were maybe 4 to 5 hours from our destination. The three lane highway had turned to two lanes. We were still a while away from North Carolina. Let's just say 20 to 25 exits away.
We passed a Virginia state trooper. He proceeded to pull us over and give us a citation for speeding. We accepted the ticket and continued on.
Immediatly following the stop, while we were a little shaken we witnessed lights that seemed to be car headlights heading the worng way on the highway heading right towards us. Before I had a chance to even react it was gone. There were no other cars on the highway with us. Dissmissing it as an optical illusion we checked the exit number. At that point it was when we realized that we were twenty exit ahead than we just were a minute ago. Checking the speeding ticket wich had the mile marker and exit on it we realized that over three hours had passed since the citation was written. Being in the military I am a stickler for details and I had throughly chcecked the information on the citation after I have had recieved it and it was correct with my watch and car stero clock.
We made it to the base fine, but we were very late and disoriented. I do not know if that is information that you collect. I assure you it is not false. I just wanted to get it off of my chest. Do what you will with this E-Mail.
The only thing that really stood out with the incident and the what caused us to think we were not crazy was the citation. When we called to get information on the ticket, we were informed that the citation was never written and that no such officer exhisted.
If you do not think this is a hoax and are interested, you can contact me.
((NUFORC Note: Date may be approximate, although the witness does not indicate that fact. PD))