Arrest made in road rage attack, beating

Ceasar Silva, 32, accused of hitting driver with metal tool

SAN ANTONIO – A suspect identified as Ceasar Silva, 32, is facing a charge of aggravated assault related to what San Antonio police describe as an attack stemming from a road rage incident. 

An affidavit related to Silva's arrest stated Silva got into a dispute with a 54-year-old man while both were driving along Highway 90.  

The men's vehicles had nearly collided as they tried to merge onto the highway. 

Police said a witness told them Silva began tossing items, including a coffee cup, from his vehicle toward the other man's car as they drove along the highway, the affidavit stated.

Eventually, both drivers pulled off the highway and stopped at the entrance to an apartment complex in the 6000 block of Highway 90 West. 

The affidavit stated that a witness told police Silva got out of his vehicle with a metal tool in his hand, used it to break the other man's window, and then hit him with the tool as well as his hands.

The alleged victim suffered a head injury that required stitches and staples, as well as bruising and swelling to his face, the affidavit stated.

Silva later went in on his own and spoke with detectives, telling them the other driver was the aggressor, the affidavit stated. 

The affidavit stated Silva told police he did not intend to hit the man with the metal tool and it accidentally slipped out of his hands.

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