PORT ST. JOHN, Fla. - Brevard County deputies are looking for the man they said beat up a man over a minor fender-bender crash and drove away.
They said the victim, who is in his 60s was beaten in the middle of U.S. 1 in Port Saint John around 3 p.m. Thursday.
Deputies told Channel 9’s Renee Stoll the two men could have easily been hit by a car on the busy road.
A witness, who didn’t want to be named, saw what led up to the incident and the damage afterwards.
“The old man had hit him, rear-ended him. And I'm not sure if the old man had gotten out of his car to walk up to him, and then the guy got out of his car and just pushed him to the ground,” the witness said.
She said the man didn't stop after pushing the other man down.
“He started kicking and stomping on him and he stomped on his head a couple of times. Then the guy rolled over on his stomach and he was pretty unconscious at that point and he kept kicking him,” the witness said.
The victim was taken to the hospital.
Investigators have few clues to go on to find the attacker except for the description witnesses gave them.
They said the attacker was a black male and drove a blue or dark gray sedan that was last seen headed south on U.S. 1.
Deputies said they still have to interview the victim before they can release more information.