Mary Ann Russo was relaxed as she enjoyed the country-in-the-city view of the woods along the Cross Island Parkway in Bayside recently. Her husband Frank was driving southbound, toward their Douglaston home, on a sunny Tuesday afternoon - and then their windshield shattered.
“It was like we got hit with a baseball bat,” she said.
Rock throwers terrorize motorists
What hit the gasket and windshield of the 2007 Ford Explorer at about 2:30 p.m. on August 12 was a baseball-sized rock.
Someone was throwing rocks from the high ground along the parkway between John Golden Park and 28th Avenue.