SACRAMENTO: Math Teacher Hits Cyclists in Alleged Road Rage Incident
SACRAMENTO, California (June 16, 2014) – Three San Diego cyclists were injured Saturday afternoon in an alleged road rage car accident involving a Sacramento high school math teacher, according to the Sacramento Police Department.
Driver Wesley Tran, 31, a local algebra teacher, allegedly had an argument with a cyclist after the rider punctured his car tire, the Los Angeles Times reported. After Tran changed his tire and was back on the road, he allegedly went after the cyclist and hit him with his vehicle.
As Tran reportedly attempted to flee the scene, he lost control of his car and struck two other cyclists injuring one of them at 21st and L Street, police said.
Police saw Tran driving the wrong way on 21st Street and pulled him over. The Yolo Education Center teacher was then booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and DUI.
Police are investigating the Sacramento bicycle crashes to determine liability.
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