Woman says sisters beat her with bats after she cut them off

FORT LAUDERDLAE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida driver says two sisters beat her with baseball bats following a road rage incident.

Twenty-six year-old Mikaela Barboza told local news media she cut off one of the drivers Sunday and they followed her to a nearby plaza. She said the two drivers blocked her in so she exited her car. Barboza recorded cellphone video showing one woman approaching with a bat. A witness’ video shows the women on the ground fighting. Barboza says the drivers said they were sisters before repeatedly hitting her with bats, leaving her with a broken nose, staples in her head and stiches on her forehead.

A bystander broke up the fights and took the bats away. Broward sheriff’s deputies arrived after the women had left.

Barboza told the Miami Herald she filed a police report while in the hospital.


Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com

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