SHARE THIS ARTICLE

When it comes to dangerous cities, Detroit is right up there with the best of them.

If you're not particularly careful, you can wind up in a heap of trouble, fast.

And that's just what happened to The Grand Tour's Jeremy Clarkson back in 1997.

20 plus years ago, he ventured to an abandoned train station while doing some filming. Although the authorities had warned Clarkson and company about gang factions who were currently having turf wars in the station, they entered any way.

The rest is history.

Although the specific train station is not named, we're wagering it was the famous Michigan Central Station. You know, the same massive rail station that Ford purchased and is in the process of turning into an innovation campus.

For the FULL story, click "Read Article," below.


...He said: “Somebody held a gun against my head in Detroit. It’s a long, complicated story but we were trying to do some filming and some people thought we were trespassing on their turf.

“It was pretty nasty. And this time, 100 yards from where that happened, I was having dumplings in a goose broth..."



Read Article


#NAIAS: A VERY Real Side Of Detroit, The Grand Tour's Jeremy Clarkson Recounts Getting Held Up At Gun Point

About the Author

Agent00R

User Comments

PUGPROUD
Car4life1
jeffgall
MDarringer
PUGPROUD
MDarringer
CANADIANCOMMENTS
MDarringer
CANADIANCOMMENTS
MDarringer
CANADIANCOMMENTS
mini22
MDarringer
CANADIANCOMMENTS
DinduNuffin
qwertyfla1
MDarringer
CANADIANCOMMENTS
qwertyfla1
CANADIANCOMMENTS

Add your Comments

Images hosted in your AgentSpace can now be posted in the comments section using the following syntax (case matters): [img]IMAGE URL[/img]
Example: [img]http://agent001.myautospies.com/images/sample.jpg[/img]