Road rage leads to a knockout punch

A 38-year-old Bainbridge man was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries Monday night following a fist fight on the side of a south island road, according to the Bainbridge Island Police Department.

The 38-year-old got into a fight with a 58-year-old man, also of Bainbridge, on the side of the road in the 6300 block of Eagle Harbor Drive at about 8:30 p.m.

The 58-year-old is believed to have punched the 38-year-old in the face, which knocked the 38-year-old to the ground and unconscious, police said.

The 58-year-old was released by police pending further investigation, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Bainbridge police at (206) 842-5211.

-Josh Farley