DUNBAR TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Police say a woman took desperate measures when a man showed up to repossess her car in Dunbar Township.

The incident happened at the home of 46-year-old Roxanne Vanorsdale.

According to police, when the man came to take her Kia Optima, she got inside and started to drive away. During the process, she hit the man.

“The owner of the vehicle asks if she could obtain personal items from her car before it’s repossessed,” State Trooper Johnathan Monkelis said.

“The repo man agrees to do that. The defendant goes in the vehicle. Instead of obtaining the belongings, she starts her vehicle and puts it in reverse and hits the repo driver causing injury to his leg and to his hip.”

Vanorsdale is wanted on charges of reckless endangerment and careless driving. If she fails to show up for a hearing before a district justice, a warrant will be issued for her arrest.

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