Man accused of causing wreck during freeway confrontation - KMOV.com

Man accused of causing wreck during freeway confrontation

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- A Rantoul man is jailed on $150,000 bond after being accused of running a car off of a central Illinois freeway and ramming it.
 
The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports 53-year-old Brian McStay of Rantoul was arrested Saturday on an aggravated battery count.
 
A prosecutor says McStay was driving a sport utility vehicle Jan. 13 on Interstate 57 near Tolono when he began tailgating a car occupied by three women.
 
Authorities say one of the women called 911 to report the unfolding encounter, but the SUV hit the car from behind, knocking it into a ditch. Investigators say McStay then hit the car broadside and drove away before being found parked about a mile away.
 
There were no serious injuries.
 
Online court records don't show whether McStay has an attorney.

 

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