STONEWALL, La. — A truck driver has been arrested after a video captured by a motorist on Interstate 49 in Louisiana showed his rig and another 18-wheeler ramming back and forth into each other.
Omar Martinez is being charged with reckless operation with no accident and aggravated obstruction of a highway. He is being held without bond.
Desoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson told KTBS on Thursday, March 30, that the apparent road-rage incident is still under investigation.
Richarson said there’s a warrant out for the arrest of the other driver involved as well.
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