New video obtained by The Daily Beast sheds light on a March 16 incident on 14th Street Bridge in the DC metro area involving a motorcyclist and truck driver with The People’s Convoy after the cyclist gives them the middle finger.
One cyclist, who was identified as Logan by the WTOP and later confirmed by The Daily Beast, said his act of flipping over his truck prompted a lorry driver to attempt to knock him down by knocking him over. open their car door.
“I flipped them over like everyone else did, and one of them tried to bang on my door with his hand,” he told The Daily Beast.
After allegedly attempting to take it down, the cyclist then stopped his bike and exchanged words with a lorry driver, who continued to “threate to run over” the driver. motorcycle.
Logan, a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps who will speak only on condition of keeping his last name, later said a trucker had stolen the keys to his bicycle.
For his part, he said he tried to get his keys back, but discovered his head was smashed against a bridge while being gripped by truckers.
Logan told The Daily Beast of the video seen Friday night: “It’s one hundred percent me. “There were cracks inside the helmet… I could have had a concussion,” he said, adding that he had a headache for days afterward.
The People’s Delegation did not immediately return The Daily Beast’s request for comment.
“The incident is still under investigation,” Metro PD Director of Public Information Hugh Carew told The Daily Beast. “Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call 202-727-9099 or text 50411.”
While Metro police continued to investigate the incident, the motorcade cheered on organizer Brian Brase, who announced Thursday night that the group was “pursuing the DC Metropolitan Police Department because they violated the Right to Amendment. our number one.” “I’ll take this to court!” he added.
The new video was unearthed following the Daily Beast’s report of another incident that occurred on March 20 in the Dupont Circle area, where a woman alleged to be a convoy member beat her and broke two. bones in the leg.
Dupont Circle resident Kerry Lynn Bedard told The Daily Beast: “I was attacked with a deadly weapon,” adding, “I have two witnesses who saw that he was. [the convoy driver] There was a stalemate for quite some time, and the convoy did not move.”
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