Pickup Driver Accused of Intentionally Swerving Into Group of Motrocyclists: Police

Mesquite police have arrested the driver of a pickup truck accused of intentionally swerving toward a group of motorcylists, striking one and knocking him from his motorcycle.

Corey James Graham, 27, was arrested Monday, June 18 and charged with one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for swerving toward a group of motorcyclists after an argument.

On June 2, at about 7 p.m., the group of riders said they were traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 80 when the driver of a white pickup truck began tailgating them.

According to police, the motorcyclists and Graham pulled over onto the shoulder and got into an argument.

Police said as Graham went to pull back onto the roadway he allegedly swerved his truck back toward the shoulder and struck one of the motorcyclists.

The victim was thrown approximately 10 feet, according to police, and suffered minor injuries. 

A bystander recorded video of the incident and turned it over to Mesquite police. 

Graham's bond has been set at $100,000.

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