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Driver ''goes crazy'' during Monday rush hour
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Tampa, FL -- A man who claimed to be an employee from the Tampa Airport Post Office is accused of letting out a little road rage after work Monday afternoon. 

According to a Criminal Report Affidavit, 54-year-old Ross Urso of Tampa told police he was tired of "getting run off the road" and decided to take matters into his own hands.

He started by ramming a marked Tampa Airport Police cruiser, according to investigators, before leading trailing officers on a 3 and a half mile chase in his 2007 Ford Mustang.  Police say along the way he intentionally hit at least five more motorists along Columbus and West Kennedy. 

It led to a barrage of 911 calls from victims and witnesses.

"The car I was in, it has been hit!" one caller said.

"There's one guy in a red Mustang that's trying to run and he just hit another car!" another one said. 

"It looked like he was almost foaming at the mouth or something," one caller described.

When he finally stopped, witnesses say Urso then got on top of his Mustang and began jumping from car to car down the street and then started trying to direct traffic.  

Tampa Police finally caught up shortly after 7:30, but he wasn't ready to give up yet.   He's accused of stabbing an officer with his car keys before he was finally taken to the ground.

A U.S. Postal Service spokeperson has confirmed that Urso does not work for the Postal Service. 

"I thought he was completely bonkers," said Wendy Kuropas, who was one of the first to get hit.

Urso is being held on $142,500 bond at the Falkenburg Road Jail. 

No one at his home wanted to comment.

According to a police report, Urso told officers he is schizophrenic and has a bad temper he could not control.

He's charged with 2 counts of aggravated battery on law enforcement officer, obstructing an officer with violence and 16 counts aggravated battery with a deadly weapon for each time he rammed his car into someone else's vehicle.

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