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The One That Got Away: Rolling Target Ball Smashes SUV In Paramus Lot

Left: A Target ball got loose in the store's Paramus lot, causing more $3,000 worth of damage to one mom's SUV, ABC7 reports.
Left: A Target ball got loose in the store's Paramus lot, causing more $3,000 worth of damage to one mom's SUV, ABC7 reports. Photo Credit: Eileen Grady

PARAMUS, N.J. — What's big, red and last November rolled into traffic at a busy Paramus mall?

One of Target's signature red balls.

After being struck by a Dodge Ram, one of the concrete balls used as a safety device outside of the Target store in Bergen Town Center became loose and rolled into Pearl River mom Eileen Grady's Nisan Rogue, authorities said.

Surveillance videos recorded the ball slamming into Grady's driver's side door before rolling westward into the parking lot, according to the police report.Grady filed a claim with  Target's insurance company, which was denied, but she plans on taking the case to small court , ABC7 reports.

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