A man faces assault charges after allegedly reversing his car into a police cruiser during a traffic stop in Tyendinaga Township, Ontario Provincial Police say.

According to police, the man was pulled over for speeding around 1:45 AM on Thursday (April 11), but he was uncooperative.

They say the man purposefully reversed into a cruiser, narrowly missing officers.

He was then arrested and taken to a local detachment.

The 39-year-old man is charged with:

  • two counts of assaulting a peace officer
  • flight from police
  • dangerous driving
  • stunt driving
  • driving with cannabis readily available

Source: CTV News