Police Say Complaining Driver Stabbed In Boston

One man is headed to court and another is recovering from stab wounds after an unusual case of road rage in Boston.

State police say two motorists stopped to exchange information on Monday after a rear-end crash on Morrissey Boulevard, when a third driver started to complain about the accident delaying traffic.

Investigators say one of the men involved in the accident, 62-year-old Colum Flaherty of Quincy, then got into an altercation with the driver who complained. Police allege Flaherty stabbed the man with a knife during the fight.

Flaherty was arrested on a charge of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon. He's expected to be arraigned on Tuesday in Boston Municipal Court.

The 54-year-old man who was stabbed was treated for minor injuries. His name wasn't released.

This program aired on November 9, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.


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