Conway police were called after a couple encountered an aggressive driver along U.S. 501, according to a police report.
A 43-year-old Myrtle Beach man and 31-year-old Nichols woman called officers about 10 p.m. Oct.14 to report a man in a pickup truck had aggressively followed them along U.S. 501 to the parking lot of Wal-Mart, police said.
The male victim told police he was going north on U.S. 501 in the slow lane when he passed the 2006 GMC pickup truck driven by a 26-year-old Conway man, according to the report. The victim said the suspect then sped up and put his bright lights on and followed closely behind.
The victim said he got back into the slow lane and the suspect passed him in the fast lane, according to the report. The victim said the man cursed at him as he passed and then got in front of him and brake checked him several times.
Digital Access for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.
The victim said he turned into the department store parking lot and the suspect followed and three men got out of the truck, according to the report. The victim’s wife called police while the suspect driver and the other men screamed profanities at the male victim.
The men then returned to the truck and drove away, according to the report. The victim said he didn’t want to prosecute the men, but wanted them to be informed about aggressive driving.