He is facing 28 charges.
Adams County, Pa. (NS) – A Frederick man is in jail after causing three road rage crashes on Wednesday.
Pennsylvania State Police said on Route 15 in Adams County, Lewis Shirima, 28, of Frederick was driving a Hyundai northbound when he cut off a Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The driver of the Dodge merged and attempted to pass Shirima who accelerated and struck the rear of the Dodge.
Shirima then sped-up to a Ford Escape with 3 occupants and sideswiped them. The Ford and Shirima pulled over and there was a physical altercation.
The occupants of the Ford got back into their car and attempted to drive away from Shirima who chased them down at a high rate of speed. He then rammed the Ford and the two vehicles crashed into the center cable barrier causing minor injuries to the 3 occupants of the Ford and himself.
Police who responded to the scene said Shirima was uncooperative, not making sense when talking, and had dilated pupils. They determined he was unable to drive a motor vehicle and was on a controlled substance.
Shirima, who attempted to leave the scene, walk into traffic, and made aggressive movements towards the Troopers, was taken to Adams County Prison and faces 28 charges. He remains in jail after he was unable to pay $50,000 bail.