Man arrested for road rage incident

Suffolk County Police have arrested a man for a road rage incident which caused another motorist to crash and suffer injuries last week in Ridge, New York.

Robert Ferrara Jr. was charged with Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and Assault 3rd Degree.
Robert Ferrara Jr. was charged with Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree and Assault 3rd Degree.

A man was recklessly operating a 2015 Dodge Challenger northbound on William Floyd Parkway near Upton Road on July 13, at approximately 5:15 p.m. when he caused a motorist driving a 2006 Nissan Altima northbound to leave the road and crash into a wooded area. The suspect left the scene.

The 23-year-old driver of the Nissan suffered a broken femur, which required surgery, and a hand injury. He was released from Stony Brook University Hospital July 20.

After an investigation, police arrested Robert Ferrara Jr. on July 20 at the Seventh Precinct at approximately 10:50 p.m. Ferrara Jr., 19, of Ridge, was charged with Reckless Driving, Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree, and Assault 3rd Degree. All three charges are misdemeanors. Ferrara Jr. was issued a Desk Appearance Ticket and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 22.

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