— The Highway Patrol is investigating after they say a man used an SUV to ram into the back of a tow truck trailing his own car Thursday morning

According to troopers with the State Highway Patrol, a 27-year-old man used his roommate’s White Ford Explorer to ram the back of a tow truck on its trip from Garner to Raleigh.

Officials said the man’s car had just been repossessed, and when a tow truck showed up at his Garner home to tow it early Thursday, he took matters into his own hands.

According to officials, the man rammed the tow truck several times on its front, back and side.

Both Raleigh police and deputies stopped the man at Dawson and Hillsborough streets. He faces charged of careless and reckless driving.

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