Altercation in downtown Austin, TX leads to scooter thrown through windshield
“A street fight in downtown Austin Wednesday morning escalated to the point where a scooter was thrown through the rear windshield of a car, according to the victim of the incident.
“He was trying to cause an accident,” Black said. “He threw a punch at me and I slammed him to the ground and held him there.”
Cell phone video, taken from the ninth floor of a high rise at that intersection, shows Black pinning his alleged aggressor down. You can see Black eventually release him.
The shattered rear windshield after the scooter was removed. That’s when the man jumps up, grabs a scooter off the sidewalk and hurls it into the rear windshield of Black’s parked car. He then runs down the street and out of the video frame.”
Read more on this story and see the video here.
We’ve discussed and covered many different occasions where an object or animal has crashed through a vehicle’s windshield. However, there’s always a first time for everything and an angry man took out his frustrations by throwing a scooter through the victim’s rear windshield. Luckily, no one was hurt but the damage to property from that one action is significant.
Each day, strange instances like this occur on a regular basis. It’s only a matter of time before you might have such an encounter yourself. The victim, in this case, was most likely on his way to work and after this altercation had to put everything else on hold to report the problem and deal with the aftermath.
At Advantage Auto Glass, many of our customers experience windshield and other auto glass damage through no fault of their own. We understand the hardship that this may present and therefore we will work directly with your insurance company to help ease this burden. Give us a call at 612-343-8984 or visit our insurance faq for more information.