INTERNATIONAL: ‘Suicide bomber’ squirrel sends anti-squirrel politician to hospital

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INTERNATIONAL: ‘Suicide bomber’ squirrel sends anti-squirrel politician to hospital

squirrel1NEW YORK POST – A Chicago politician was seriously injured when he crashed his bike into a squirrel – and he wonders if the smash-up was an act of rodent revenge.

Howard Brookins Jr., an alderman for the city’s 21st ward, was biking along Cal-Sag Trail on Nov. 13 when a squirrel darted out and cut him off.

“It felt like somebody hit me with a baseball bat, I didn’t immediately know what happened,” Brookins Jr. told The Post.

He flipped over the bike and crashed to the ground as the kamikaze squirrel got wrapped up in the spokes of his bike.

“I’m missing maybe 5 or 6 teeth, my lip and mouth was busted open and I had a fracture in my face around my nose area,” Brookins Jr. said, whose going to need plastic surgery after the accident.

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