A 23-year-old male from Elliot Lake was held overnight in
custody following a road rage incident last night on Hwy 89 in Essa.
OPP reported today they were tipped to the incident from
"several traffic complaints" that occurred approximately 7:12 pm
involving two drivers in the westbound lane. The vehicles were a 2005
green coloured Ford ZX4 and a 2003 white Chevrolet Silverado pickup
Reportedly, this started in the Hamilton area, continued on Highway 400, and ended on Hwy 89.
Police charged the driver of the Ford with the following:
Assault with a Weapon; Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle; Uttering
Threats- Cause Death of Bodily Harm; and Possession of Schedule 2
substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. He was held for a bail