Man charged in GSP road rage incident

October 18, 2008 3:22:25 PM PDT
Police have charged a Brooklyn man in connection with a road rage incident that left another man hospitalized.They say William Festo rammed his Lexus into a Ford Fusion driven by 23-year-old Caleb Applewhaite of Jackson Friday afternoon on the Garden State Parkway in Tinton Falls.

Applewhaite's car went off the shoulder and hit a tree.

Police say the 34-year-old Festo got out of his car and continued to threaten Applewhaite.

Festo was being held on $25,000 bail. He faces charges including driving under the influence, aggravated assault by auto and making terroristic threats.

Applewhaite was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune with a bruised lung.

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