Passenger stabbed in altercation with another driver on I-95 in Deerfield Beach
FHP says driver stabbed passenger in another car
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Authorities are searching for a driver who stabbed a passenger in another car in an act of road rage on Interstate 95 in Deerfield Beach.
The incident was reported about 4:15 p.m. on the Southwest 10th Street on-ramp to I-95.
Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky said the victim was a passenger being driven by his girlfriend in a red car. Wysocky said the car pulled over on the side of I-95 when another vehicle pulled over.
"The passenger of the red vehicle got out and the driver of the second vehicle got out, and there was an altercation that resulted in the passenger of the red vehicle being stabbed," Wysocky said.
That wounded passenger was taken to Broward Health North to be treated for his stab wound, but his injury was not life-threatening.
"You could see the blood just pouring out of his rib cage," witness Tony Curry told Local 10 News.
Police K-9 officers searched the grass on the side of I-95 trying to find the knife used in the stabbing.
Wysocky said authorities have a description of the other vehicle involved in the stabbing, but they weren't releasing it to the public.
It wasn't immediately known what led to the argument.
"There's no need to retaliate, because once you retaliate, the other person retaliates and you never know what can happen," Wysocky said.
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