Caledon OPP charge driver after road rage causes accident

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Caledon OPP have laid charged against a driver after an accident was caused by a case of road rage

On Tuesday, at about 3:28 p.m., OPP officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on Beech Grove Side Rd. in the Town of Caledon.

Police determined the collision occurred as a result of road rage.

Joshua Hobbs, 21, of Caledon, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

“It was the usual. Cars passing each other and honking,” said Const. Iryna Nebogatova, adding she couldn’t say more as the case is before the courts.

Police say road rage can be a number of behaviours such as tailgating, yelling or cursing other drivers, intentionally cutting off another driver, speeding, or getting out of a vehicle to confront another driver. weaving through traffic or someone getting out of a vehicle to confront or assault another driver.

“Caledon OPP is reminding drivers that road rage is a serious and dangerous action that puts others at risk,” police said in a release.

They say to avoid road rage drivers should resist retaliation, let the other driver pass and if a driver feels rage they should pull over and breath.

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