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Police make arrest, seek another driver in 'road rage incident' that sent one to hospital

E-bike operator suffered non-life-threatening injuries
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Police seek the driver of a white Nissan involved in a road rage incident.

On Sept. 1, 2021, at approximately 3:40 p.m., 1 District (St. Catharines/Thorold) uniform officers, the St. Catharines Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to the area of Bradley Street and Mountain Street, in the City of St. Catharines in response to a vehicle collision with an E-Bike.

Investigation revealed that a 26-year-old male who was operating a grey Volkswagen Rabbit had been involved in an alleged road rage incident with a white Nissan prior to the collision. Both vehicles were travelling westbound on Bradley Road.

At approximately 3:25 p.m., both vehicles were in the area of Bradley Street and Mountain Street, when the grey Volkswagen attempted to make a right hand turn on to Mountain Street. The Volkswagen lost control, struck a curb then collided with an e-bike being operated by a 50-year-old male that was travelling southbound on Mountain Road.

The 50-year-old male, from St. Catharines was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The 26-year-old male from St. Catharines, was charged with the following offence of:

  • Careless driving – cause bodily harm or death - Highway Traffic Act of Ontario

The investigation remains ongoing and officers are looking to identify the vehicle and driver of the white Nissan.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext.1002200.