Motorcyclist throws concrete at couple during road rage incident

A road rage incident involving concrete landed one woman in the hospital with a broken jaw Monday night.

Akron police said shortly after 7 p.m., a 29-year-old woman and her 25-year-old boyfriend were driving on Martin Luther King Boulevard when they noticed a black motorcycle weaving in and out of traffic. When the pair got to the traffic light at North Main Street, the motorcycle was in front of them.

When the light turned green, the motorcyclist did not move, and after several seconds of waiting, the man honked his car horn, police said. This prompted the motorcyclist to get off of his motorcycle and approach the victims' car, and an argument ensued, according to officers.

Police said the motorcyclist eventually drove away and the couple drove in the same direction across the All-American Bridge. When they got to the north end of the bridge, the motorcyclist was standing on the curb and threw a piece of concrete through the passenger window, according to police.

The woman was hit in the face and the concrete landed on the man's arm, authorities said.

The motorcyclist fled northbound.

The pair drove themselves to the Akron City Hospital for treatment. The woman suffered a broken jaw and the man had no visible injuries, according to officers.

The suspect is described as a black man standing between 5-feet-11-inches tall and 6-feet-3-inches tall. He weighs 180 pounds and was wearing a black do-rag, black long shorts, no shirt and had tattoos covering his upper body. The motorcycle was a black Honda or Suzuki.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.

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