LUTZ, Fla. — According to WFLA, Robert Vance, 31, of Land O' Lakes has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after he allegedly slammed into a motorcycle in Lutz, near Tampa. He also is accused of driving with a suspended license and leaving a crash scene.
"The guy driving the car was driving recklessly, like crazy out of control," Garcia told WFTS. "I saw him almost run one of the bikers over, like off the side of the road. So then the bikers caught up to him at a red light and words started exchanging, and then the guy went complete psychopath."
Garcia said the driver then slammed into the motorcycle, causing minor injuries to the man and woman on board. Garcia captured the incident on video and posted it on Facebook, where it has been viewed more than 2.6 million times.
The man on the motorcycle, Navy veteran Joe Calderazzo, spoke to WTSP about what happened.
"I thought the guy was trying to kill us, obviously," Calderazzo told WTSP. "You know you don't know what's going through your mind. Is he going to put the car in reverse? Is he going to turn around? Is he going to stop and pull out a gun? You don't know what's going on."
This isn't Vance's first run-in with the law. WFLA reports that he has a criminal record, with past drug, burglary and traffic convictions.
Vance is being held on $115,000 bond at the Pasco County Jail, WFLA reports.
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