Road rage incident leads to assault charges

If you ride on the road, it’s likely happened to you. A drive skims past you, horn blazing, or pulls alongside and begins to yell.

When it happened in California earlier this month, the cyclists waved down a passing Sherriff’s deputy and the driver was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon, according to the Los Angeles Times. A fitting charge for a dangerous move.

Earl Clyde Cox, 48, was driving north near the Charlton Picnic Area at 9:45 a.m. on June 18 when a group of cyclists also traveling on the highway said he slowed down and yelled profanities out the window. Cyclists told authorities Cox also intentionally swerved his car in their direction.

You can get all the details here.

 

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