1 Injured, Desmond Goston Charged in Austin, TX, Road Rage Accident
Austin, TX -- March 3, 2017, a man was injured and Desmond Goston was arrested following an accident in which two men had a road rage confrontation.
The Austin Police Department was called to the scene at around 8:00 p.m. near the intersection of East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Tilley Street.
According to police reports, 23-year-old Goston was driving a pickup westbound and attempted to merge into traffic. As he did so, his vehicle somehow collided with a dump truck. As traffic was backed up, Goston reportedly exited his vehicle and entered the passenger side of the cab of the dump truck.
The two men got into a physical altercation, during which the driver of the dump truck fell out of the driver's side. The dump truck, still in neutral, rolled over the driver's leg, injuring him.
Eventually authorities arrived on the scene. They say that the dump truck driver was taken to a hospital for treatment on his leg. Goston was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with serious bodily injury.
At this time, authorities have not released any additional details.
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