A man, 21, is accused of spraying mace at a driver in an apparent act of road rage in Regina.

The incident happened following a minor fender bender on Sunday near the intersection of Lorne Street and 13th Avenue downtown.

Police say the driver of one vehicle got out and sprayed mace in the other driver's face.

He then tried to flee on foot, but police were able to arrest him a short distance away.

He now faces a number of charges, including impaired driving and assault with a weapon.