Archive for Road Rage

Colorado family gunned down in road rage incident — (The Worcester, Massacheusetts Telegram)
SSRI Ed note: Young man starts new prescription medication for "mental health issues", shoots 4 people in road rage incident, killing one.
James Fields Jr.: A neo-Nazi’s violent, rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Ineffective parent Mum has her angry young son medicated by 13. Diagnosed with schizophrenia he gets more meds, at 20 has rage explosion. Neo-nazism blamed.
Judge orders officer accused in road rage incidents to be released from jail — (
SSRI Ed note: Police Officer prescribed Paxil to treat depression after serious fall becomes aggressive and assaults several motorists.
Marshfield man who crashed car into van died from multiple injuries – inquest — (South Wales Argus)
Defense Attorneys Claim LI Road Rage Victim Had Drugs In His System — (CBS New York)
Truck Driver Given 8 Months in Prison for Road Rage
Vic cops to probe Ivanovic over 1999 crime — (The Age)
Man Who Was Said to Be Affected By His Depression Med Beats Woman Walking Children to School
Student nurse punched and kneed in head — (Worcester News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants drinks, assaults two women in car, cannot remember after. Charged.
Case closed in March road rage murder-suicide — (Mountain Democrat)
Report: Auburndale Man Accused in Shooting Spree on U.S. 92 Was Well Armed — (The Ledger)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks, becomes paranoid and irrational, shoots at other motorists on Highway 92, injuring 3.
Mother Given Cymbalta For Fibromyalgia Becomes Manic & Dangerous
Motorcyclist Charged in Road Rage Incident
Man Singes Police Officers Eyebrows During Road Rage Rampage
Driver Smashes the Face of a Man in Another Vehicle
Driver Goes 100 MPH: Weaving: Causes Crash: No Alchol Involved
Road-rage attacker who terrified pupils in Leicester is jailed — (Leicester Mercury)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from antidepressant is abusive, smashed cars and a bus with a crook lock, gets jail time.
Angry Driver Smashes the Window of Another Driver: Causes Much Damage
Woman Drives Wrong Way on Pennsylvania Turnpike: Weeks Earlier Had Another Weird Incident in Car
Drink driver led police on a high speed chase through Tewkesbury—(Glouscester Citizen)
Truck driver convicted of road rage attack on Norman Hughes — (The Courier and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts Effexor, becomes irritable, aggressive, assaults elderly man in road rage incident, loses driving license.
‘Road rage’ man is found guilty — (This is Plymouth)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants, painkillers threatens young pair while driving. They are worried enough to contact police. He is charged, found guilty.
Chester taxi driver assaulted man after crashing into parked car — (The Chester Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Taxi driver takes more antidepressant than usual, becaome aggressive, crashes caar and assaults driver. He is charged and fined.
Vet: Highway shooting victim ‘pissed me off’ — (The Columbian)
SSRI Ed note: Vet medicated for PTSD fires gun at driver who cuts him off and makes rude gesture.
Daughter watched as dad stabbed in road rage attack — (The Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants drinks alcohol, becomes violent, attacks another man in road rage incident.
Car Chase Puts Man Behind Bars — (MyWebPal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on several drugs including Zoloft, clearly "out of it", steals car, leads police on a chase, crashes car, steals another, resists arrest.
Why is my ADHD husband so short tempered and angry? — (ADHD and Marriage)
SSRI Ed note: Woman writes in wanting to know how to deal with her husband who is taking concerta, prozac, + a road rage drug and is irritable, angry, difficult. (surprise!)
Road-rage murder trial — (The Courier Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal loses temper, deliberately hits back of car, causing fatal accident.
Drivers rampage — (Carlow People News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressant who does not drive drinks, goes on driving rampage, crashes a van, charged, fined, banned from driving + 3 months.
Suspect fears for safety in jail — (Niagara Falls Review)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 20, on antidepressants runs down and kills a 17-yr-old woman with his SUV.
Paintball-Shooting Toll Collector Can Go Back to Work, Court Says — (New Jersey Law Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Garden State Parkway toll-taker on antidepressants shoots a van in road-rage incident, loses job, is reinstated with suspension.
Lawyer blames dad slaying on medication — (South of Boston)
SSRI Ed note: Law-abiding veteran, 60, takes Paxil, other antidepressants, and shoots and kills a father holding his little girl following a traffic confrontation. GSK lies.
Driver allegedly waves gun, leads citizens on three-county chase — (
SSRI Ed note: Driver on a "cocktail of pain meds and antidepressants" drives recklessly, waves a gun, crashes into a parked car at 60 - 70 mph, wife badly injured.
Man Accused Of Road Rage Killing Pleads Not Guilty — (
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants shoots and kills another motorist in a road rage incident.
Prozac, and violent and bizarre thoughts — (Bradenton Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Person taking Prozac has memory loss, weight gain, stops caring, has dangerous thoughts, is incontinent soon after starting the medication. Stops taking it.
Chase driver is due in court — ( True Jersey)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed medications for depression becomes aggressive, attacks man in road rage incident, leads police on 50-mi car chase.
County man to face trial in Norman ‘road rage’ case — (Shawnee News-Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man starts taking Paxil, shoots and kills another motorist at point-blank range in a road rage incident.
Gateway mall shootings: Shooting is last act of a traumatic, violent life — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man who takes antidepressants intermittently is aggressive and hostile, finally shoots two strangers in a mall then turns his gun on himself.
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 17, on Ritalin and Zoloft has accident while exhibiting road rage. His friend, a passenger, is killed.
Pregnant woman injured; man charged in rage case — (Record Searchlight)
SSRI Ed note: Retired Army Ranger on antidepressants attacks pregnant woman for speeding.
Indiana, Pa., road rage suspect too ill for trial? — (The Post-Gazette)
Angry driver gets a year in prison — (Las Vegas Sun)
Road rage suspect’s lawyer discussing insanity defense — (New Hampshire Union Leader)
Trying to get a handle on Tyson’s behavior — (The Baltmore Sun)
Wild chase ends as elderly driver rams D-M gate — (The Arizona Daily Star)
Driver Whose Car Hit School Kids Was Laughing, Yolo Court Told — (SACRAMENTO BEE)
SSRI Ed note: Woman fails to take her antidepressant for 2 days, loses temper in traffic gridlock, drive car into elementary school yard, hitting and injuring children.
Ax Wielder Seeks Mercy, Gets Prison — (The Plain Dealer)
SSRI Ed note: Man gets violent and destructive when he mixes alcohol and his antidepressants. Gets 15 yrs for assault.
Driver who hit cyclist ordered to undergo tests — (Baltimore Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac deliberately rams a cyclist from behind with her car, then runs down and kills a 10-yr-old. Charged with first degree murder and attempt.