Man injured in ‘aggressive driving’ intentional collision on I-40 in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was injured on Wednesday evening along Interstate 40 West in Winston-Salem after another man intentionally rammed his car, causing a crash, according to a news release from the Winston-Salem Police Department.

The accident happened on I-40 West just past Jonestown Road at 5:27 p.m.

“Witnesses on the scene advised that both vehicles had been involved in aggressive driving for several miles prior to the crash,” the news release said.

According to Winston-Salem police, a Ford passenger vehicle merged over and intentionally collided into the right side of a Toyota SUV, causing the driver of the Toyota to hit the center median guardrail. The collision with the guardrail caused the Toyota to roll onto its roof.

The driver of the Toyota, identified as 20-year-old Adam Morgan Paist, of Hickory, was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was cited with careless and reckless driving.

The driver of the Ford, identified as 57-year-old Albert Douglas Floyd Jr., of Winston-Salem, was cited for careless and reckless driving and assault with a deadly weapon.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Winston-Salem police at (336) 773-7700.

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