ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - We're learning more about an apparent road rage incident that turned deadly.
Police say the aggressor died when the vehicle he was chasing down ran over him.
We're hearing from a man who was in the SUV with the St. Louis man who died. Three guys in all were in the vehicle at the time. They were coming back from a Chinese buffet lunch. But on the way back, something went terribly wrong and in the next few minutes, only two of those guys were still alive.
It was along a stretch of Interstate 70 where police say two vehicles nearly collided, tempers flared, and when it was all said and done, Darvin Wallace was dead, face down in a street next to a St. Louis City police station.
"I had never seen anything like that in my life," said Robert Blaylock.
Blaylock was his buddy and a fellow bus driver at First Student. He was one of the two guys riding with Wallace in his Lincoln Navigator back from lunch.
Police say on the interstate, a man driving a work box-truck, cut them off.
At that point, police say Wallace followed the truck off of the interstate and at a red light, left his vehicle, hit the truck with a hammer and hit the driver with a flashlight.
The truck driver drove off, Wallace followed and according to police, Wallace eventually jumped on the side step of the truck, pounded the window until he fell off and was accidentally run over by the truck.
"Hit his head on the curve of the brick and his back tires ran Darvin's whole body over like a piece of paper smashing him and he ended up face down on the side," said Blaylock.
Blaylock's version is much different. He says the truck driver was the aggressor, nearly running them off the interstate and ramming their vehicle once they exited.
And, he claims, the truck driver was the first to produce a weapon.
"The guy threw a hammer out the door at Darvin, missed him and hit the side of his truck," he said. "Just to see my buddy on the ground like that taking his last breaths and just not responding like he normally should, it kills me man."
NewsChannel 5 spoke with Wallace's family who says they are devastated and want to make sure police perform a thorough investigation.
Police are still investigating. No arrests have been made.
Because they are not releasing the truck driver's name, we were not able to reach out to him.