Driver charged in road rage in­ci­dent in­volv­ing cy­clist

Cape Breton Post - - CANADA -

OT­TAWA — Po­lice say a 47-yearold Gatineau, Que., man is fac­ing charges fol­low­ing an al­leged road rage in­ci­dent in­volv­ing a mo­torist and a cy­clist in Ot­tawa. In­ves­ti­ga­tors say a driver and a cy­clist be­came in­volved in a ver­bal con­fronta­tion and it es­ca­lated when they ar­rived at an in­ter­sec­tion. They say the cy­clist got off his bi­cy­cle, placed it in front of the ve­hi­cle and con­tin­ued the ver­bal con­fronta­tion, but the driver al­legedly con­tin­ued to move for­ward, slowly push­ing the cy­clist through the in­ter­sec­tion. At one point, the driver got out of his ve­hi­cle, al­legedly grab­bing the bi­cy­cle and throw­ing it to the ground and then al­legedly as­sault­ing the cy­clist.

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