21 August 2023

Driver attacked in serious road rage case at Mitchell, police allege

| Albert McKnight
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Police are calling for witnesses to an alleged road rage incident in Mitchell on Saturday. Photo: Claire Fenwicke.

It is alleged a driver was attacked by the occupants of another car in a serious case of road rage from the weekend.

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses to the alleged incident from about 6 pm on Saturday (19 August) in Mitchell.

It is alleged a red Audi S3 and a green Holden Cruze were driving south on Flemington Road towards Mitchell and had been interacting in sections where there were two lanes, as well as in the single lane section.

Both cars stopped at the intersection of Flemington Road and Sanford Street and the occupants of the Cruze allegedly got out of their vehicle and assaulted the Audi’s driver.

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Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has dash-cam footage of the lead-up to the incident, or of the alleged assault at the intersection.

Anyone with information that could assist police can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or on the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Quote reference 7514967.

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