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Man airlifted after argument leads to two-vehicle crash in NW Houston

HOUSTON, TX — A 47-year-old man is expected to be charged after he allegedly rammed his vehicle into another car following a dispute in northwest Houston, leaving another man critically hurt, reports ABC13.

Authorities said the violent crash happened in the 4000 block of West 34th Street, near TC Jester Boulevard, at around 2:55 p.m.

A preliminary investigation indicates the suspect, Andrei Silviu Niculusca, was arguing with the victim, a 28-year-old man, in a nearby parking lot when both men got into their vehicles. As the victim drove away, Niculusca reportedly followed him in his white Ford F-150 pickup truck. At one point, while tailgating the victim’s vehicle at a high rate of speed, the Ford struck the other vehicle. The contact caused the victim to lose control of his car, which collided with a utility pole.

A neighbor who heard the crash ran outside and observed the suspect get out of his pickup and run to the victim’s car. She said the victim appeared to be bleeding profusely from his head and was in and out of consciousness.

Responding paramedics had to extricate the victim from the wreckage before rushing him by airlift to an area hospital in critical condition.

Niculusca, who appeared before a judge overnight, faces a felony charge of “aggravated assault with a deadly weapon” in the second degree. His bond has been set at $75,000.

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