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Road Rage Video: Man Slams Victim's Head On Sidewalk In Koreatown
The LAPD has released a video of a violent road rage incident that left a victim with a fractured skull.
The incident happened back on May 26 at around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of 4th Street and Ardmore Avenue in Koreatown. Police are just releasing the footage now, in the hopes that someone can come forward with information, CBS LA reports.
The video runs about four-and-a-half minutes. It shows two men—one in a white T-shirt and the other in a purple shirt—get in a fight in an apparent road rage incident. They both kick at each other several times, and a person in a green shirt attempts to break them apart. Eventually, the man in the white T-shirt picks up the man in the purple shirt and throws him down on the sidewalk. He then repeatedly slams the man's head against the sidewalk, before the person in the green shirt starts shouting, "Stop!" and pulls him away. Then, the attacker gets in his car and flees the scene, headed west on 4th Street.
The victim was knocked out during the attack. He later had to have surgery for a fracture to his skull, and is currently receiving physical therapy as a result of his injuries. He says that he cannot remember what happened.
The other man has been described as an Asian male in his 30s who is about 5'8" tall and about 180 pounds with black hair. At the time, he was wearing jeans, a white T-shirt, a black baseball cap and black shoes. He was driving a cream Volvo with a broken left brake light, which can be seen in the video.
Anyone with information should call LAPD's Asian Crime Unit at 213-486-4762.