Tow truck driver injured in road rage incident: OPP
Published Friday, March 4, 2011 5:19PM EST
MARKHAM, Ont. - A Toronto man has a court date later this month in a road rage incident that sent a tow truck operator to hospital.
Police say the tow truck and a car were northbound on Highway 404 on Wednesday when an altercation took place between the drivers.
Both vehicles pulled over just south of Major Mackenzie Drive and police say the drivers got out of their vehicles and exchanged words.
Police say the driver of the car then hit the tow truck driver in the head with an object and left the scene.
The tow truck driver had to be transported to York Central Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Bruce Lethbridge, 45, is to appear March 22 in Newmarket, Ont., court on charges including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, uttering a threat and assault with a weapon.