LOCKPORT, NY - After one teenager's joke went wrong, he was taken to ECMC via Mercy Flight.
Michael J. Santora, 17, was standing outside his friend's car having a conversation with driver Brian Caraco, 19. Once Caraco began driving away, Santora decided to jump onto the the trunk of the car to be funny.
According to State Police Caraco drove about 100 ft. when Santora shouted for him to stop. When Caraco hit the brakes, Santora fell off the back of the vehicle and hit his head on the pavement.
After regaining consciousness, Santora was flown to ECMC by Mercy Flight to be treated for a head injury and severe road rash.
The incident happened on the corner of Lockwood and Gardenwood Drives.