In the novel The Outsiders, what excuse did Dally invent when he was pulled over by the police?

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After the greasers beat the Socs in a rumble, Dally is taking Ponyboy to see Johnny in the hospital. Johnny's condition is deteriorating, and he wants to see Ponyboy. When they are driving, the police pull them over. Dally tells Ponyboy to tell the police he is taking Ponyboy to...

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After the greasers beat the Socs in a rumble, Dally is taking Ponyboy to see Johnny in the hospital. Johnny's condition is deteriorating, and he wants to see Ponyboy. When they are driving, the police pull them over. Dally tells Ponyboy to tell the police he is taking Ponyboy to the hospital. When the police question Dally, he tells them that Ponyboy has fallen on his motorcycle and that Dally is taking him to the hospital. This is a fitting excuse, as Ponyboy is all banged up and has cuts and bruises from the rumble. Ponyboy already feels very dizzy. The police ask Dally if he wants an escort to the hospital, and he says yes. Ponyboy and Dally arrive at the hospital to see Johnny in very good time, as the police lead the way with their siren on.

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In Chapter 9, the boys beat the Socs in a rumble and Dally tells Ponyboy to get into the car because Johnny is dying and they need to see him at the hospital. Dally is driving his friend Buck Merril's T-Bird as fast as he can down Tenth Street when the boys hear sirens. Dally turns to Ponyboy and instructs him to "look sick." Pony leans his head against the glass and starts to act sick. When the policeman approaches the car and knocks on the window, he asks Dally, "Where's the fire?" Dally points to Ponyboy and tells the officer that Pony fell off a motorcycle, and he is taking him to the hospital. Ponyboy groans for dramatic effect and the officer asks Dally if he would like an escort. The officer believes Dally's excuse and Dally calls him a "sucker." The policeman drives ahead of the boys, and they make it to the hospital in record time.

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