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Caught on digital camera: Man destroys car after crash in Houston

“When he discovered that I wasn’t going to struggle him again, that’s when he rotated and tried to demolish my car,” Escot mentioned.

HOUSTON, Texas — A Houston driver says he was concerned in a street rage assault after his car was destroyed by one other driver.

It occurred close to the intersection of Richmond and Westheimer in west Houston. 

Emmanuel Escot says he was minding his personal business, heading east on Westheimer when it occurred. 

“This man comes over there on the far proper lane after which swerves into my lane inflicting a collision,” Escot mentioned. 

It was a fender bender that began as an accident however escalated to a lot extra. 

“The second he heard that I used to be on the cellphone attempting to make a police report, that’s when he determined to go ballistic on me,” Escot mentioned. 

Courtney was working close by when she noticed it unfold.

“I had just finished when I heard the crash,” Courtney said. “I saw the guy jump on his windshield, and that’s when I pulled out my phone.”

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Her movies paint a transparent image of what occurred.

“He principally needed to kill the car together with his personal car,” Escot mentioned. 

In the video, you possibly can see the opposite driver is clearly upset. He begins attacking Emanuel’s car, rips off the roof rack and pulls off the door handles, throwing them throughout the street.

Next, the video exhibits him turning on Escot, pushing and kicking him in the median. 

“When he discovered that I wasn’t going to struggle him again, that’s when he rotated and tried to demolish my car,” Escot mentioned.

The driver went again to his car however earlier than driving away, he deliberately crashed head-on into Escot’s car. He then obtained out to get his bumper earlier than leaping on Escot’s hood and kicking in his windshield. 

“I don’t know something concerning the man. Other than he was driving a champagne Ford,” Escot mentioned. 

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He went again, one final time, and rammed Escot’s car twice earlier than driving away.

“He left and police got here in like 5 minutes later,” Escot mentioned. 

Courtney mentioned it was too harmful to get entangled. 

“He just didn’t seem like he was in his right mind. He was going crazy,” Courtney said. “The best I could do was get evidence for him.”

Evidence that Escotl hopes will assist police discover the person who broken his car.

“It’s an object. It might be changed. As lengthy as I’m okay, that’s a very powerful half,” Escot mentioned. 

Police say they’re at the moment investigating this as a failure to cease and provides info. If you could have any info on who the opposite driver is, you’re requested to name them.  

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