Update: Road Rage Incident on Coronado Bay Bridge – El Cajon Man Arrested

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    Road Raged Driver Hits Motorcycle on Coronado Bridge


    A road raged driver intentionally hit a motorcycle carrying two people on the Coronado Bridge, San Diego Police Department officials confirmed.

    The incident happened just before 6 p.m. on Saturday in westbound traffic atop the Coronado Bay Bridge.

    According to CHP officials, a motorcyclist exchanged words and hand gestures with the driver of a blue BMW. The driver of the vehicle then allegedly intentionally struck the motorcycle, and two people were thrown from the bike.

    Read the entire NBC 7 San Diego article here.

    Related: Video interview with passenger in BMW car.

    Update: SAN DIEGO (CNS) – An El Cajon man was behind bars Monday on suspicion of intentionally ramming a moving motorcycle with his car during a road-rage episode on the Coronado Bridge, sending the smaller vehicle and its two occupants tumbling onto the roadway.

    Phillip Michael Eggers, 24, got into a rolling dispute with the motorcyclist on the westbound side of the landmark span over San Diego Bay about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    Read the entire KUSI article here.

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    Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com