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Man hospitalized after being run over by his own truck during road rage incident

By Mason White 11:37 AM July 27, 2014
Joseph Carl 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A man suffered injuries after he was run over by his own truck while he tried to fight a woman.

48-year-old Joseph Carl of Gainesville, Florida, was arrested after the drunken road rage incident, which ended with him being hit by his own car.

Around 6:50 p.m., Carl was driving along 43rd Street, when he crashed into a car, which was stopped at a red light in front of him.

Carl got out of his truck and started hitting the driver’s side window of the car he rear-ended.

He began yelling at the woman behind the wheel. The terrified woman drove off.

As Carl was walking back to his truck, it began rolling forward. Carl stood in front of his truck and extended his arms to stop the truck, but it rolled over him.

Paramedics and police were called to the scene, and he was taken to the hospital, where he was treated for broken arms and legs.

Carl refused a breathalyzer test, but a blood alcohol test gave a reading of 0.22 – nearly three times the legal limit in Florida.

Carl was charged with a DUI and DUI with property damage.