We’ve said it before, it’s getting tougher out there on our local highways and byways.
San Ramon Police Capt. Denton Carlson was kind enough to fill us in on an incident that captured attention on the Montevideo/I680 overpass in San Ramon this evening and while it was still unpleasant for the victim in this instance, it wasn’t quite as bad as first thought.
Apparently one driver objected to the driving technique of another at that location at about 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, opting to make his displeasure known by approaching the victim’s car and battering it with a hammer.
This may sound bad enough, particularly if you’re inside your car when someone is outside taking a hammer to it, but police acknowledged that initial calls for assistance said the Road Rager was wielding a sledge hammer.
Not so, but he still did some damage, according to police, breaking a couple of car windows and perplexing his victim, not to mention leaving him with a fairly hefty repair bill. The driver on the receiving end was not injured.
Capt. Carlson said that the alleged offender’s license plate was noted and that police are following up.