Man Arrested for Road Rage With a Hammer

By Mathew Luschek
|  Thursday, Mar 3, 2011  |  Updated 5:35 PM PDT
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Road Rage With a Hammer

Santa Clara County jail

William Mosson, 45, of San Jose was arrested during a road rage incident.

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A 45-year-old San Jose man was arrested Wednesday for an alleged road rage attack.. with a hammer, says the Mercury News.

Police say William Mosson was booked on charges of assault with a deadly weapon after he cut off another driver, then jumped out of his car to beat the victim with a hammer.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. at Santa Teresa Boulevard and Chesbro Avenue.

Mosson allegedly cut off the victim, who made a "gesture" at Mosson, then both pulled off the road where Mosson produced a hammer and began beating the victim several times on his head and body, said Officer Jose Garcia.

The victim was taken to a hospital. Mosson is in custody on $40,000 bail.

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