A motorcycle rider in California was the victim of a hit-and-run last month after telling another driver to get off the cell phone while behind the wheel.

Samuel Ayres told RideApart that he was riding to work in Los Angeles when he came up to the driver of a black BMW glued to their phone at a stop light. There are some that will argue that texting at a red light is more acceptable than its more nefarious cousin, texting while driving, but Ayres apparently didn't think so. He let the driver know in no uncertain terms what he thought about the driver's activities behind the wheel.

When the light turned green, the driver of the BMW was seeing red. Ayers was steering his bike faithfully in the left lane when the BMW came up fast. The car smashed in Ayers and sped off. His helmet mounted GoPro captured the whole accident, except the car's license plate. Several bystanders rushed to Ayers' aid and one even tried to chase down the BMW.

KTLA reported that police are investigating the crash and are speaking to a person of interest. Ayers ended up with a bad concussion, two hairline fractures in his left shoulder and a broken foot. Check out the original video shot by Ayres below.



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