7 of the Most Violent and Terrifying Cases of Road Rage in Texas
HOSPITALITY AND VIOLENCE
Texas may be known for its hospitality but maybe because people don't know about all the intense road rage that goes on in the Lone Star State.
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People can be quite temperamental, and Texans are no exception. Sure, no one likes being cut off but for some, it can fill them with intense rage. Here are six of the most violent road rage cases in Texas.
The most recent viral road rage incidents happened in Laredo, Texas. Roman Rodriguez found himself surrounded by police units on I-35 after a violent road rage situation broke out on the busy Texas highway. Roman was a border patrol agent and was off-duty at the time.
A camera caught the scary moment a Texas man cut off a delivery driver. The suspect went ballistic and ran up to the delivery truck, ripped the door open, and punched the driver in his face.
32-year-old Susan Rodriguez was dropping her child off at a San Antonio school. The traffic was pretty bad but Rodriguez was in a time crush and began to get frustrated.
After trying to pivot her way around school traffic she recklessly hit a school policeman and refused to stop. She was eventually caught and arrested.
A 9-year-old child was tragically shot at during a road rage incident in Houston.
A GMC pickup and another car were driving recklessly and becoming violent toward each other. The GMC had to slow down after it began to approach a minivan.
Enraged, the driver of the GMC shot into the minivan, striking a 9-year-old girl in the face.
A woman in Fort Worth, Texas noticed a car with high beams on and flashed her to inform the vehicle before it approached her. As the vehicle with high beams passed the Fort Worth woman, they shot into her car, striking her in the face.
Astonishingly, the woman drove herself to a nearby gas station and called for help.
MAN BEATS WOMAN ON A HOUSTON HIGHWAY
A black Jaguar was swerving and maneuvering through busy traffic when it cut off a gold Altima. The woman in the Altima sped up, rolled down her window, and began waving and hollering angrily at the Jaguar. The man in the Jaguar immediately swerved his car into the Altima causing the woman in the gold car to swerve avoiding a crash, which only fueled the road rage.
Both got out of their cars and began to confront each other right in the middle of Houston traffic. It wasn't long before the man suddenly attacks the woman in the Altima.
Emmanuel Escot got wrapped up in one of the most extreme cases of road rage.
In the middle of a busy Houston road, Escot quickly became the victim of road rage. A man in another vehicle began ramming his car into Escot's, completely destroying it.
The violent man gets out of his car and approaches Escot. At one point he jumps on Escot's car, stomping on the hood. Before leaving, he rips off a roof rack and door handles, leaving Escot with a completely destroyed vehicle.