Florida man ‘fed up’ with reckless drivers causes crash at intersection


A man in Central Florida who was “fed up” with people driving dangerously through an intersection took matters into his own hands and purposefully caused a head-on collision, police said.

Bruce Homer, 61, faces charges of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and reckless driving with personal injury.

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Homer told police in Clermont, Fla., that he caused the crash because "people are always running through stop signs at the intersection" and officers "never do anything about it," the Daily Commercial reports.

At around 1 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the accident when an SUV hit Homer’s vehicle. The SUV driver the told officers that Homer pulled his truck in front of him as he was driving through the intersection.

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Homer then went up to the man’s damaged vehicle and told him that he ran the stop sign and that this was the “tenth accident at this intersection and (officers) won’t do anything until someone dies.” according to the Daily Commercial.

Homer told police that the SUV driver “should have swerved to avoid him,” the Daily Commercial reports. It is unknown if the driver suffered any injuries.

Police took Homer to the Lake County jail and was released later that day after posting a $20,500 bond, according to jail records. He has a next court hearing on Dec. 5.

Read more at dailycommercial.com

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