Road rage incident ends with explosion on East Noleman

CENTRALIA — Centralia police received multiple calls around 7:40 Saturday night from the 950 block of East Noleman reporting a loud explosion and lots of smoke.

According to police, a road rage incident ended in the alley in the 950 block area of Noleman, when some kind of explosive was thrown from the window of a brown SUV. Officers could not say what the explosive device was, but that it wasn’t an M-80.

The impact of the explosion peeled the concrete out of the grooves of the road bed and knocked the windows out of a house near the incident.

The vehicle fled the scene before officers arrived. No injuries were reported.