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NYPD: Motorcyclists pull over, beat SUV driver

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Updated: 10/01/2013 12:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Police are looking for a group of motorcyclists who beat the driver of a SUV after chasing him off a New York City highway.

Police say it began Sunday afternoon on the West Side Highway in upper Manhattan when the driver got into an accident with one of the bikers near 125th Street.

The two pulled over but were surrounded by a large group of bikers who began damaging the 33-year-old victim's Range Rover.

The driver, who was traveling with his wife and toddler, managed to get away but was pursued by the bikers for about 2 miles. Police say about 30 bikers surrounded the vehicle, beat the driver and damaged SUV's windows and tires.

The victim needed stitches to his face. His wife and child were unhurt.

Police arrested the biker who was involved in the initial accident.


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nativejax - 10/1/2013 8:37 PM
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It looked like a bunch of thugs out breaking the law, acting more menacing than the Hell's Angels ever did. I would be scared too and probably gunned the gas to get out of there.

nativejax - 10/1/2013 3:23 PM
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I don't give a rats ass who hit who, ALL of these bikers were breaking the law...You cannot take over the highways, darting in and out of traffic in an UNAUTHORIZED motorcycle rally...arrest them all. I bet the SUV driver couldn't avoid hitting them. The video clearly shows them darting in/out/around on going traffic.

king kaos - 10/1/2013 12:31 PM
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If you read the whole story from different sources what happened was the driver of the SUV ran into one of the bikers and then hauled azz... the bikers got a bit angry and tried to chase him down, he kept going and kept running into people so they busted out his window and pulled him out of the truck and beat his azz!!! I cant say that I blame the bikers, this dude was hitting and running them down left and right so what were they supposed to do??? They did call the cops and let them know where this guy went(left out of many of the stories BTW)... Also this was a sanctioned and organized ride with hundreds if not 1000s of bikes, so its not the "Biker Gang out harrasing people after a long night of drinking" like most of the news sources are making it out to be. So when you hear it from that side... the SUV driver pushed his way into hundreds of bikes out on a sanctioned ride, ran one of them down and then took off in the process hitting 3-4 more it kind of changes it around... Good job MSM, as usual you did a halfazz job at best and totally spun it and lied at worst.
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