Newport Beach road rage caught on camera; police investigating

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A road rage incident caught on camera has sparked an investigation by Newport Beach police.

The dramatic confrontation between a driver and bicyclist seemed to have been triggered by a disagreement about a sharrow, or shared-lane marking, which is an arrow indicating a lane is to be shared by bicyclists and motorists.

The driver is heard badgering the bicyclist during the fray.

"I ought to smack you so (expletive) good. If there wasn't any witnesses you know what I'd do to you? I'd pull Trump on you," the driver said, getting in the bicyclist's face.

When the bicyclist asked what the driver's name was, the driver responded by saying, "My name is your worst enemy mother (expletive)."

The bicyclist repeatedly states to look up the law about sharrows.

"I get sharrow. I get that entire lane," the bicyclist explained. "You blocked my way."

The driver then fired a seemingly bizarre rant laced with several curse words and apparent threats.

As the driver begins to walk away, he stops, urging the bicyclist to come at him.

"You see this," the driver stated while holding up his middle finger to the bicyclist's camera. "This means you're a (expletive) dead man walking. You come onto my (expletive) land, you're a (expletive) dead man."

The video has since gone viral after being posted to Facebook.

Newport Beach police confirmed it was investigating the incident, but would not release any other details.
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