The Illinois State Police Department reported on the 15th that in the past year, highways in the Chicago areaShootingThe total number of cases reached 140, of which 40% were due to “road rage”. Of the 246 highway shootings in 2021, only 12% were due to road rage.
The Illinois State Police Department said that while shootings on highways in the Chicago area continue to fall from their highs two years ago, the rate of road rage shootings has increased significantly. According to survey data released by the state police, 2022 Nearly 40% of highway shootings investigated by state police in the U.S. were due to road rage;shibakiOf the 264 highway shootings, about 32 were due to road rage, a rate of only 12%.
State police said that so far this year, there have been 22 shootings on Chicago highways, down from 32 in the same period last year, but nine this year, or more than 40%, were caused by road rage.
Many survivors are in the wake of the tragic road rage shooting of Mateo Zastro, a three-year-old boy sitting in the backseat of his mother’s SUV on a highway in southwest Chicago last year. Citizens are starting to advocate for the deadly combination of road rage and guns.
In February this year, there was also a road rage shooting at the 90/94 Highway Interchange on Shemai Road in Chinatown, Chicago. An 18-year-old teenager, Romeo Torres, was killed on February 26 at around 10:00 p.m. A Chinese driver was shot at the above location.
According to the victim’s dashcam description, prosecutors said the victim honked near the exit of the interchange and tried to exit a Volkswagen.carThe Hyundai Sonata passed through the middle of the car, but the move angered Hyundai driver Torres, who immediately pulled over and shot the Chinese driver in the car. Fortunately, the bullet only hit the door, not the driver.
Citing a study by the American Automobile Association (AAA), state troopers reported that road rage is usually caused by drivers who do not allow another driver to pass them, or follow behind them. That is, if you feel that you are being watched by an aggressive driver while driving, it is recommended that the driver avoid eye contact with the other party and do not make any gestures to them.
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