Driver In Derry Road Rage Incident Arrested

DERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — State police have filed charges in an extreme case of road rage in Westmoreland County.

The incident happened last month on Route 22 in Derry Township.

It began when a dispute between the driver of a Toyota Prius and a motorcylist quickly escalated.

Police say the driver of the Prius, 40-year old Craig Woodward, forced the motorcyclist into the jersey barrier then stuck a metal rod out of the window and struck him at least three times.

The motorcyclist was injured, but was able to get a partial license plate number off of the Prius.

After KDKA aired a story about the incident last month, viewers called police with more tips that helped to identify the driver.

The motorcyclist then identified Woodward out of a police lineup.

Woodward is facing aggravated assault and numerous related charges.

He was placed in the Westmoreland County Jail and released after posting $10,000 bond.

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One Comment

  1. autismmom says:

    and what did the motorcyclist do to jack this other guy off?

  2. String him up says:

    String mr. Prius up. He could have killed the guy. Nut jobs everywhere.

  3. Woofie Wifflenuts says:

    Get Trooper Limani to put his hat on…..He looks like Charlie Brown with that big cueball of a bald head of his……All he needs is the zig zag shirt and Lucy can pull the football away from him

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