A 68-year-old Texas man has been charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular assault after he allegedly intentionally steered his car into a passing motorcycle on Saturday, injuring the bike’s two passengers.
PEOPLE has obtained a copy of the criminal complaint against William Crum, of Granbury, about the incident on Hood County’s Tin Top Highway. Video footage of the crash has gone viral, with more than 19 million views online.
The bike s owner, Eric Sanders, and his passenger, girlfriend Debora Simpson, were both thrown from the vehicle, the complaint claims.
Sanders suffered injuries to his chest and arm, and Simpson sustained a compound arm fracture that has required several surgeries to repair.
Crum was arrested Monday and is being held on $150,000 bond. Information about his legal defense was unavailable Wednesday.
In interviews with several Texas media outlets, including WFAA, Crum claims he didn’t deliberately swerve, but instead, reflexively yanked his car’s steering wheel to the left after he said he was bitten by a spider.
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