Alleged road rager gets shot, struck by own car in West Oak Lane

 The alleged road rager jumped out of his vehicle at 19th St. and Cheltenham Ave. (Image from Google Maps)

The alleged road rager jumped out of his vehicle at 19th St. and Cheltenham Ave. (Image from Google Maps)

According to a report in the Philadelphia Daily News, a yet-identified 27-year-old man who wielded a handgun while raging that the car in front of him was moving too slowly got himself into a bit of trouble Monday afternoon.

That, because the vehicle in front of him was an unmarked police car, and plainclothes police officers don’t like it when guns are pulled on them.

“The officers opened fire, hitting the road-rager once in the head during the 1:12 p.m. incident at 19th and Plymouth streets,” the report stated. “The man sped off before leaping from his car two blocks south at 19th and Cheltenham Avenue, where he collapsed and got hit by his own still-moving car.”

The man was treated and released at Albert Einstein Medical Center and then rung up on numerous charges stemming from the incident, according to the report.

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