Two more rock throwing incidents, 15 minutes apart

Rock throwing along I35 continues.

Austin Police are investigating two incidents over the weekend that happened about 15 minutes apart. Those attacks join more than 60 others the department is working to solve. One of the recent victims says enough is enough.

Looking at photos of their car, Barbara Jamison and her husband are thankful things weren't worse.

"I'm just so glad we didn't have little children in the car with us to be traumatized by it, because it was very traumatizing," says Barbara Jamison, rock throwing victim. It was Saturday night when the couple was driving on I35.

As they were passing the Riverside Drive overpass, Jamison says a rock hit the hood of their car and then bounced onto the windshield.

"All of a sudden there was just a huge explosion of glass in our faces. It was all over us and in our hair, all over the dash and everything. I said, 'what just happened? did i hit something? what was that?' Then my husband said, 'I think somebody dropped something on us,'" says Jamison.

They continued on I35 until they could safely pull over and call 911. Jamison got shards of glass in her eyes and was treated at the hospital. It's been nearly two years since these cases began. Jamison says she hopes it will soon come to an end.

"Well I'd like to see them find them of course. I think maybe putting some people out there as pedestrians on those crossovers at night to kind of see what's going on and monitor it more carefully. I don't  know, it's just been way too long," says Jamison.

Austin Police say a second incident happened about 15 minutes later. 

"They're occurring at night mostly. So to establish a specific pattern that we can truly focus in on has been difficult," says Asst. Chief Brian Manley, Austin Police Department. 

They stress that finding a solution and catching those responsible is a priority to them.

"Putting officers out there. We're working with some technological solutions. Without going into the specifics, which would then make those techniques rather useless because people would go around them, we do have a lot of resources dedicated to this," says Manley.

There have been more than 60 rock throwing cases up and down I35. Some victims have not been as fortunate as Jamison.

"So blessed. We just feel so blessed and grateful that we didn't sustain injuries that were worse," says Jamison.

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