Man arrested for intentionally striking road construction worker with car in Calif.

Updated Dec 9, 2016

road work cones constructionA Novato, California, man was arrested after he intentionally struck a road construction worker with his vehicle at approximately 8:45 a.m. Dec. 2, the Novato Patch reports.

The Novato Police Department responded to the incident and reported that the driver left the scene in his vehicle.

The Police determined that, when the construction worker held up a stop sign asking the driver to stop for road construction in the area, the driver of the vehicle became angry, began yelling threatening statements, and then accelerated his vehicle toward the worker, striking her with his car.

The driver, John Bee, then then fled the scene, but later contacted the Police and turned himself in. He was placed under arrest and booked for Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

Luckily, the construction worker was not seriously injured. She was treated by the Novato Fire Department for minor injuries and released at the scene.