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Sac State police: Driver’s road rage leaves bicyclist injured on campus

A scuffle between a driver and a bicyclist on the campus of Sacramento State landed one man in jail after he allegedly tried to hit a student with a car, according to campus police.

Nicholas Soller, 42, of Sacramento was arrested Friday on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after his car collided with a bicyclist on College Town Drive, police said. The incident occurred shortly after 2 p.m. and Soller subsequently got out of his car and punched the bicycle rider, police said.

The bicyclist suffered non-life-threatening injuries and Soller was booked and released from Sacramento County Main Jail late Friday.

Mike Finch joined The Bee in July 2018 as a data reporter after working at newspapers in Alabama and Florida. A Miami native, he has been a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors since 2012 and studied political science at Florida International University.