|Occurred : 12/24/2007 00:15 (Entered as : 12/24/2007 00:15)
Reported: 8/15/2008 2:31:04 PM 14:31
Location: Brownsville, TX
Duration:3 to 4 Minutes
|Nighttime headlight looking objects on the road doing a 90 degree turn in front of my truck (twice).
On Dec. 24, 2007 at approximately 00:15 on FM 1421, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, we were headed South in my Ford Ranger at about 40 to 50 mph when we observed what appeared to be the head lights of an on-coming car in the opposite lane about 500 feet ahead of us bearing North. As the “headlights” got closer (about 50 feet before passing us) they made a complete 90 degree turn in front of my truck, passed into the farm field next to us and disappeared. This was witnessed by myself and the passenger of my truck. At that point I slowed down to about 20 to 30 miles an hour the passenger of my car and I turned to each other and almost at the same time exclaimed, “Did you see that?” About 10 seconds after this event and both of us being somewhat confused but alert we noted another set of “head lights” coming down the road in the same lane in the same Northerly direction as the previous set of “head lights.” Although not expecting these second pair of “head lights” to perform in the same manner, that’s exactly what they did (a completely perfect 90 degree turn about 50 feet in front of us) vanishing, again into the field next to us (our right).
It is important to note that the second instance was a more pronounced experience as myself and the passenger of the truck had just witnessed the first incident and were, by then, in a state of high sensory alertness but also completely dumbfounded and confused. After the second instance, I immediately stopped and got out of the car to look into the field were the lights went and could find no trace of either object. Please note that the color of the lights were off-white and seemed to be set farther apart then normal head lights. As the lights passed in front of the truck they also seemed to have a tail…like a comet.
Also important to note is that if these “head lights” had just gone by us I would have thought nothing of it and would have assumed they were normal cars despite the headlights being set slightly farther apart.
It was agreed by myself and the passenger that evening and over many, many recounts of the event at later times (these recounts continuing to the present) that neither of us had ever seen anything maneuver like these lights. We also both agree that if there would have just been one event then we would have probably discounted it…but both events happened in succession…one after the other. I can’t even begin to guess what those lights were.