First, the abc news exclusive interview with the biker at the center of the massive road rage incident president that drive right there who started it all when he allegedly slowed down his motorcycle.... See More
First, the abc news exclusive interview with the biker at the center of the massive road rage incident president that drive right there who started it all when he allegedly slowed down his motorcycle. The suv bumping him. Dan harris sat down with the biker exclusively who set off that terrifying chain of events. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning. Christopher cruz says he hopes his explanation will make you see that video tape in an entirely new light. His intervie comes as this case is only heating up with a slew of new developments this morning. Overnight, new york city police releasing this photo of another person of interest. As they also investigate reports that two off-duty officers were on the scene of the attack and failed to intervene. On sunday, reginald chance, seen her smashing his helmet against the familyufficient also made a scene in court, raising both middle fingers as he was arraigned on battery of charges including gang assault. We sat down with the biker accused of kicking off the whole thing by pulling in front of the suv, slowing down, and provoking a fender bender where the mab peeled out and seriously injured a biker. As a result of the accident, one man was paralyzed. Another man was beaten in front of his family. Do you feel in any way responsible for what happened? I don't think I feel responsible. But I do feel -- I do feel bad for the family that got hurt. Reporter: You're saying those conclusions that we all draw by looking at this, we have got it all wrong? Yes. Reporter: Christopher cruz, a 28-year-old father of two who works at a car wash says what you see on this tape is not him trying to pick a fight. But rather, an attempt to change lanes so he can look back and figure out where his friends are. It looks like you're trying to slow him down, like you slow down -- no, never had intentions to slow him down or cause problems. Reporter: He points out his brake light never went on and the looks over his shoulders are at his friends. Walk me through this. Did you have other option? I didn't think I was doing anything wrong except for turning into another lane. Reporter: But you're going slowly in front of him. But the other bikes are going slowly. Reporter: It looks like you're all trying to get this guy stop. My intention was not t make him stop. Reporter: Police don't believe the story. They've charged him with reckless endangerment and unlawful imprisonment. I think theyeeded to make an arrest to satisfy the public. Reporter: What kind of impact has this had on your life? It's turned my life upside down. Reporter: Are you worried about what happens next? Yes, I am. Reporter: Do you think you can win this case? I don't know that. Reporter: He seems like a scared young man at this point. For whatever reason. Based on the current charges against him, he's looking at up to a year in prison. Prosecutors have made it clear they may increase the charges. Thank you, dan. That brings us to the chief legal affairs anchor, dan abrams. It come down to a tale of the tape. Is christopher cruz believable or not? The police don't believe him. When you watch the tape, it's hard to believe his account. This is going to be his legal defense. I would expect he'll testify if it goes to trial. This is what he'll testify to. What about what he was thinking. The problem is as you watch that tape, and you watch him go in front and look behind him. And really seem to be swing down to slow down the car, it's a very hard account. To accept on its face. He says he was looking for his friends. There's about five bikers in front of him that are also part of the group. Who were you look for? He could say the friends were to the side or behind me. The problem is the tape for him. There was no tape out there, we would be having a very different conversation. It would all be based on accounts. But when you have this tape, so clearly seems to show him slowing down that car, which set this all into motion, that's a big problem for him. Yeah, indeed. And as dan said, the charges could increase. Absolutely. The authorities are continues to look at this case. I would not be surprised if they upped the charges. He gave the right answers to dan's questions. We'll see.
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