Suspected Road Rage Incident Leads to Injuries to Motorcyclist in Prattville, Alabama
PRATTVILLE, AL. – According to a news story reported online at alabamanews.net, a suspected road rage incident led to injuries to a motorcyclist. The Alabama News Network indicates that a woman has been charged with assault in connection with the incident, the details of which have not yet been fully reported by authorities. Investigation into the matter is still ongoing.*
The incident happened in the late evening by Cobbs Ford Road and Old Farm Lane in Prattville. The Prattville Police Department and the Alabama News Network report that shortly after 9 p.m., police officers received a call about an altercation and possible vehicular assault taking place in the area. It appeared that the incident might have involved road rage between a car and a motorcycle.
Officers determined through investigation at the scene and speaking to witnesses that a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro and a motorcycle of unknown make and model were traveling in the area, when the drivers of the two vehicles became involved in some kind of argument. Witnesses reportedly said that the two were verbally arguing, and the motorcyclist attempted to travel away from the scene. It is not clear why the two were arguing.
Police officers were told that the driver of the Camaro followed the motorcyclist when he left and allegedly struck the motorcycle with the car intentionally. The Alabama News Network reports that the motorcyclist was injured in the incident and taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was not identified, but his injuries were said to be non-life threatening.
The news report identified the driver of the Camaro as a 35-year-old woman from Montgomery, Alabama. It appears she did not stay at the scene after the collision. Police have located her car and obtained warrants for her arrest on charges of assault, according to the news report.
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