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The SUV driver punches the pickup’s side mirror...and then things really get uglyAuthor of the article:Coleman Molnar Publishing date: Jun 07, 2021•June 7, 2021•1 minute read•35 Comments
Alberta RCMP have charged two men following an incident of extreme road rage that stalled highways and shocked bystanders near Leduc last week.
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A video was captured and shared to social media by one such onlooker, Brittany Bagnall, who happened to be driving behind the two vehicles and witnessed the most tense moments.We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, ortap here to see other videos from our team.
In the clip, the irate SUV driver appears to be dangerously following and screaming at a man in a white Ford pickup.
“The guy in the RAV was in front of the guy in the truck and he was brake-checking the whole line of cars behind him,” Bagnall tells CityNews. “So the guy in the truck was trying to pull forward around him and he wasn’t letting him. He was kind of like swerving lane to lane.”
Bagnall says the man in the truck eventually got by, but only so the SUV driver could come up alongside him on the shoulder, screaming and flailing at him from out the driver’s window.
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The altercation gets physical when the vehicles reach an intersection and the SUV driver leans out the window to throw an angry left hook at the pickup’s right side mirror.
The pickup driver then rams the SUV multiple times, turning it 180 degrees and badly damaging both vehicles, before both drivers step out, the truck driver with some sort of stick or bat in his hand.
RCMP have charged both men, aged 45 and 59, with careless driving.
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