RAMONA MAN ARRESTED IN ROAD RAGE INCIDENT IN POWAY

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January 5, 2014 (Ramona) – Yesterday, El Cajon Police Department arrested Ramona resident Douglas Lane, 50, for a road rage incident on State Route 67 back on October 26 that resulted in injury to a bicyclist.

On October 26, 2013 at 9:48 a.m., Poway Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle collision on State Route 67 north of Poway Road. Drivers of two vehicles were involved n a dispute over right of way as the highway merged from two lanes to one lane, said Deputy A. Meleen. 

As the vehicles merged, the passenger side of a Volvo S 60 collided with the driver’s side of a Dodge Ram 3500. After the collision, the Dodge veered right, into the marked bicycle lane, and struck a bicyclist traveling northward. The bicyclist was transported to Palomar Medical Center with severe injuries.

Poway Sheriff’s traffic investigators determined that Lane was the driver of the Dodge truck that struck the bicyclist.  A felon warrant for reckless driving with injury was issued on November 19 and on January 4, 2014, Lane was arrested by El Cajon Police and booked into San Diego County jail. His bail has been set at $50,000.