Honestly, from the sublime to the ridiculus –
A police officer in Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada insisted on detaining and ticketing a man who was being rushed to the hospital to remove nails embedded in his skull. After construction foreman Gavin Docherty received two hits to the head from a nail gun in a terrible workplace accident, a first-aid worker moved swiftly to drive Docherty to Saanich Peninsula Hospital. The pair made it half-way before being intercepted by a police officer.
“We showed him the nail sticking out of my forehead but he didn’t care at all,” Docherty told A-Channel news, as reported by the Victoria Times Colonist newspaper. “He was dead set on getting some tickets.”