Suspect in beating of Lyft driver on San Francisco freeway appears in court

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- One of the suspects in a highway assault in San Francisco appeared in court Monday and entered a not guilty plea.

Derwayne Johnson, 33, is one of three suspects charged with assaulting a Lyft driver in March.

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The incident occurred near the Caesar Chavez exit off Highway 101.

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Riders on dirt bikes vandalized the vehicle and ran over the driver, breaking his nose and leg, leaving him in serious condition. Johnson's bail has been set at $1 million.
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