'Road Rage Karma' Caught on Camera by Florida Driver
An incident of road rage karma was caught on tape by a driver in Tampa, Fla. In her post on YouTube the woman said a pickup truck was tailgating her hard for about three minutes while she was in the left lane passing trucks.
On the video posted Thursday she said she didn't speed up because the roads were wet and she had to turn left in less than a mile.
After the two drivers get past the line of trucks he speeds into the right lane, gives the woman the finger and hits the gas. As he speeds up his truck fishtails on the wet pavement and he spins through an intersection before crashing into a tree. The woman can be heard laughing at the driver as she drives past, yelling out the window, "That's what you get! On video, buddy!"
On the video post the woman wrote, "This moron could have easily killed somebody with his moronic behavior, and my laughing at the end would have been replaced with tears. Needless to say though, I've never seen Karma come back so fast." She also noted, "until I watched the video after the accident I didn't even know he shot a bird at me because I wasn't looking at him at all, I was paying attention to the road while holding the phone up with my right hand."
According to the woman police were able to track down the man because of the video.
"He initially fled the scene of the accident, but thanks to this video he has been caught and charged," the woman wrote. "Massive props to the Sheriffs Department and most especially the Highway Patrol who responded to the scene."
Driving and talking on a cell phone is legal in Florida.