Sheriff: Road rage incident leads to stabbing


A motorist was seriously injured Saturday afternoon after an alleged road rage incident resulted in a stabbing.

According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, the incident occurred on Highway 19-41 in the vicinity of School Road.

“There was a road rage incident where one driver forced the other driver into the median of 19-41. The driver of the car that forced the other car off the road then stabbed that driver twice,” Beam reported.

The Spalding County Fire Department established a landing zone, and the injured driver was flown to Atlanta for medical treatment.

“The driver who assaulted the other driver is in custody,” Beam stated.

The GRIP will continue to follow this developing story and will report updates as additional information becomes available.

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