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76-year-old Porsche driver intentionally hits man directing traffic in construction zone

Flagler County Sheriff's Office
Flagler County Sheriff’s Office

A 76-year-old man has been arrested after he intentionally hit a person directing traffic in a construction zone because he did not want to wait.
The incident occurred on Nov. 3rd around 1:30 p.m. on Camino Del Mar Parkway.
The victim, who works for a private company charged with paving the road, told police that he noticed a black Porsche Cayenne driving down the closed portion of the roadway and stopped the vehicle to prevent a head-on collision with construction vehicles.
The driver of the Porsche reportedly became “irate” and began yelling and revving his engine at the victim before allowing the vehicle to lung forward and strike  the victim in the legs.
The victim says he then moved out of the way while driver sped down the road.
Thankfully the victim was able to get a picture of the license plate and reported the incident to the police.
Authorities identified the driver and questioned him at his home.
The driver identified as Donald Steimle denied initially striking the worker, however, several witnesses reported otherwise.
Steimle has since been arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.