From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
[November 19, 2014, Edgewood, MD] On November 18 at 3:53 p.m. deputies responded to a parking lot in the area of Route 40 and Joppa Farm Road in Joppa for a reported motor vehicle crash with injury.
Upon arrival deputies discovered a 34-year-old white male injured and his vehicle damaged. Deputies were able to determine that an aggressive driving incident occurred between the victim and suspect while they were traveling east on Route 40. The incident started to escalate and the victim pulled into the parking lot to avoid further confrontation.
After the victim got out of his car, the suspect started driving at the victim. The victim attempted to use his car as a shield before being struck by the suspect’s vehicle and carried more than 50 feet. The suspect then fled the area.
Upon further investigation, deputies were able to identify the operator of the vehicle as Matthew Bredlow, 27, of Bel Air. Deputies arrested and charged Bredlow with attempted 2nd degree murder, aggravated assault and other related charges. He was transported to the Harford County Detention Center where he is being held on $500,000 bond.
Medics transported the victim to Johns Hopkins Bayview where he was treated for minor injuries.