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Road Rage Video: Men In Suits Brawl In Street [UPDATED]
Road rage isn't uncommon in Los Angeles, but when two men in suit and tie start brawling, that's news, especially when one is a lawyer.
ABC News reports that this well-dressed set-to occurred yesterday after two men exited the 405 Freeway at Burbank Boulevard in Van Nuys.
Jessica Breuer, who captured the fight on her cellphone camera, said that at first she thought the two men knew each other, until one punched the other man. "You don't normally see two older guys in ties having a street fight," said Breuer, who sent her video to the news channel and spoke about it via Skype.
According to Breuer, a man later identified as attorney Randalf Kincaid got out of his car first and hit the driver of a BMW. "As I'm sitting there, suddenly the person in the car in front of me leaps out of his car, he runs over to the car in the other lane, and the guy opens his door, and the guy who had run out just starts hitting him," she said.
She says that when Kincaid attempted to get into his car and leave the scene, the other driver tackled him and tried to keep him in place until authorities arrived.
Other commuters can be seen on the video trying to help. Kincaid was eventually arrested on battery charges.
It turns out Kincaid has been an active member of the State Bar of California for 26 years with no prior arrests.
"From what it looked like, he was basically just angry about something that happened on the road. It was road rage," said Breuer.
Kincaid did not respond to requests by ABC News for a comment. The other driver declined to be interviewed or identified, but told the news channel that Kincaid repeatedly said to him, "You could have killed me."
UPDATED, 3:35 p.m.
Inside Edition reports that the other man in the incident was a retired cop.