Bikers Attack Family's SUV When Dad Was Just Trying to Do the Right Thing (VIDEO)

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Alexian Lien was driving his Range Rover on a New York City highway, 5-month-old baby strapped to a car seat in the back and wife by his side, when he noticed something many of us have encountered on the road -- a large group of motorcyclists. According to 33-year-old Lien, the motorcyclists were driving erratically, and he accidentally collided with one while trying to maneuver around them. When he pulled over to the side of the road, some of the cyclists began trying to damage his car. Fearing for his family's safety, Lien did what any dad or mom would do and fled -- unfortunately, he also knocked over bikes and some of the men who were damaging his vehicle on his way. And the motorcyclists weren't about to let him get away with that. 

The band of motorcyclists chased Lien's Range Rover and were able to overtake it in less than a few minutes. The bikers formed a barricade around the SUV, preventing it from moving forward. One biker actually got off his motorcycle and tried to open Lien's door, so he sped off again, hitting another motorcyclist -- identified as 32-year-old Jay Mieses, a possible innocent bystander who may now be paralyzed for life. The whole incident up to this point was recorded on one of the biker's helmet cameras, which was then switched off. Lien kept trying to get away from the bikers, who reportedly chased him for 50 blocks before stopping him on a side street in Manhattan, smashing in his window, dragging him out of his car, and slashing his face and chest in front of his wife and daughter. 

Police are continuing to investigate this case, and so far only one biker is facing charges. I would be shocked if Lien was held responsibile for anything that happened after accidentally clipping the first biker. From the sound of it, he tried to stop and do the right thing -- what else could he do but flee when he realized his family was in danger? 

On another note, how crazy is it that people can let road rage take them this far? That someone can look inside of a car, see a car seat, and still try to break glass that's just a few inches away from a young child's face? I feel totally naive watching this video because I was recently involved in a minor road confrontation after another driver cut me off. He immediately apologized and ceased with the insults when he spotted my 2-year-old in the backseat. This incident serves as a reminder that this isn't always the case and we have to be careful on the road. 

What do you think about this case? 

 

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MamaT... MamaTo2b2g

What a bunch of low life, Neanderthal, scumbag, bastards.

miche... micheledo

WOW!  I hope every single one of those motor cyclists is arrested.  They had NO business going after him.  How terrifying for the family.


And just to play devil's advocate: Let's just say the car driver intentionally clipped a motorcycle and was completely in the wrong.  All the motorcyclists needed to do was follow him long enough to get a license plate number and call the police.  OR if they wanted to get really involved, follow at a safe distance until police got to him.  And they have NO respect for human life.  They continue to chase the man who has shown that he WILL keep his family safe even if it means driving over one of their own.  How callous can you get??  You are going to further risk the safety of your group because someone was clipped??

Bryce... Brycesmommy21

He better not be held responsible for this. This video clearly shows the bikers seeking revenge. I'm sorry but That many bikers together is dangerous in the first place. They weave in and out of traffic and when there is a lot of them it's hard to predict who is going where. As the video first shows he tapped the biker in front of his car and I would say the biker came in front of him going a bit slow. 

MamaT... MamaTo2b2g

Most bikers act like they own the road. Assholes.

Katha... Katharine205

Bunch of animals, every one of them ought to be in cages.

sylph... sylph_ironlight

You can clearly see the biker who was hit move into the SUVs lane, forcing the SUV to move over, then the bike moves ahead. He did not leave enough room between himself and the SUV, then proceeded to brake. ANYONE would be hardpressed not to have hit him. It's people like this that give motorcyclists a bad name. Most of them are incredibly careful and conscientious drivers. Then you have idiots like this.

Autum... Autumnleaves87

Insane!! They are acting like a pack of animals... Poor family. Every one of those bikers needs to be put in jail. They drove with complete disregard the whole time and I can't even count how many traffic violations they all committed. Their licenses should be taken away and that's barely the start of what I would do to them.

nonmember avatar Emmie

To me it looked like the biker did it on purpose. I come from a family of bikers and they would be disgusted by this behavior. Wannabes on crotch rockets..

Autum... Autumnleaves87

I just read on CNN that the gang of bikers are named "Hollywood stuntz". NYPD arrested 15 bikers, seized 55 bikes and wrote out 68 traffic tickets from this incident, and the investigation is on going.



WHAT LOSERS! Find something better to do then ride around like a bunch of weiners and terrorizing families with little children! BTW Putting a "z" at the end of your gang makes you look completely STUPID!!!

lalab... lalaboosh

Horrifying is right. Every single one of those cyclists needs to be in jail. Honestly that looked like a calculated attack. I'm sure if it was the victims were random. As sylph pointed out the SUV was cut off and had to maneuver quickly to try not to hit bikers. It really looks like they intentionally swarmed the SUV. If I had been in the driver's seat I'd have been pretty worried before any collision. This makes me want to get a gun. Not a fun thought. :/

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