CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Man hit by car in apparent road rage incident in west Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A scary situation unfolded in west Houston after an apparent road rage incident boiled over and left a man hit on the side of the road.

The incident happened Saturday morning on 610 near Memorial Drive.

Brandon Hernandez was driving in stop-and-go traffic when he saw the argument escalate.

"I couldn't believe this guy in a blue shirt and nice BMW M3 hops out and just and just goes after this guy in the Jeep," Hernandez said.

He started recording the encounter and captured the moment the BMW driver blocked the Jeep with his body. Hernandez said the Jeep knocked the man back and into the shoulder of the freeway.

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Raw video of road rage incident in west Houston.

"It was just, it was pretty bad," he said. "It hit his stomach and he rolled back."

He says he's not sure what happened in the moments leading up to the encounter.

No word from police yet if charges have been filed.

The city of Houston has seen its share of road rage incidents in recent months. Back in May, a brawl erupted on FM 1960 after an argument between four people.

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As things calm down in the video, the driver of the pickup truck backed into the white car.

Just two days later, another road rage incident was caught on camera -- this time with two women.

In another viral video, a brawl was caught on camera in southeast Houston. Witnesses told Eyewitness News that the road rage incident started over a turn.

How do you dial down your temper? How do you stop yourself from getting road rage? Debbie Callahan is a driving instructor who told ABC13 a lot of road rage begins with people in too much of a rush.

"Slow down. If you're in a hurry you're going to hurt yourself or kill someone," she said.

Experts suggest considering a time out if you're getting frustrated.

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