Road Rage Case in Columbus Court
Updated: Friday, March 29 2013, 08:11 PM EDT
COLUMBUS – A case of road rage that triggered a half dozen 911 calls lands one driver in court and another in the hospital.
Curtiss Davis, 23, faced a judge Friday for felonious assault after police say he attacked Edward Gornall, 57, while he was stopped at a stop light at Gender Road and Centennial Drive on the east side.
According to court records, Davis started tailgating Gornall while honking his horn and making “angry hand gestures.”
When Gornall came to a stop, the record states Davis got out of his car, walked over to Gornall’s driver’s side door, punched the window and kicked the door.
Gornall got out of his car to check the damage as Davis walked back to his car, grabbed a lead pipe, came back to Gornall and hit him in the head, face and ribs.
Gornall said he needed stitched due to the attack and tried to fight back by grabbing the pipe and hitting back.
Gornall said he became “woozy” and that’s when Davis took off but not before a witness took a picture of his license plate. That’s what police say led to his arrest.
Bond was set at $75,000.
Reporter: Lisa Rantala
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