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Mother arrested for allowing man without clothes to ride on roof of her car

By Mason White 11:39 AM June 17, 2014
Tashena Whittaker 

By: Aarav Sen
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after she allowed a man to stand on her car while she was driving.

Police were called to an accident scene after the man without clothes caused an accident and the driver left the scene.

The nude car-surfing man of New Mexico, caused the accident after he fell from the car. It caused a chain reaction accident that injured a motorcyclist.

The bizarre incident took place shortly before 7:00 p.m., on State Road 522 in Taos. Police officers responding to the scene found a motorcyclist laying on the floor and bleeding from the head.

Investigators said that 27-year-old Alexander Werner, was surfing on top of a Ford Ranger, which was operated by 30-year-old Tashena Whittaker, when he lost his balance and fell.

Jerry Apodaca of Questa, was riding his motorcycle in the opposite direction. When he saw Werner falling he slowed down. However, a truck rear-ended him from behind, sending Apodaca flying off his bike.

Apodaca was taken to Holy Cross Hospital with severe cuts to his head, arms and elbows. He was released the next day.

Meanwhile, Whittaker and a good Samaritan, who witnessed the collision and helped Werner get into the Ford Ranger, after which the couple left the scene.

The responding officer quickly located the vehicle two miles away and arrested the pair. The man and woman have been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, and Werner was also cited for indecent exposure.

Werner, a mother of two, said that she did not realize that they had caused an accident.