Bicyclist struck in alleged road rage case

July 30, 2009 9:35:28 AM PDT
A woman from west suburban Naperville is charged with aggravated battery for allegedly hitting a bicyclist with her car on purpose.The incident happened Monday afternoon near Jefferson Avenue and Washington Street. Police say 67-year-old Mary Ann Rehm intentionally hit 17-year-old bicyclist Jereme Peterson in a reported case of road rage.

After hitting Peterson, witnesses say Rehm drove away with his $3,000 bike stuck to her car.

Peterson reportedly jumped off his bike to avoid being injured.