ACT Policing has arrested a 20-year-old Watson man following an incident of road rage outside the War Memorial, Campbell yesterday (Wednesday, November 5).
About 4.30pm, the offender driving a white ute collided with another vehicle, which was driven by a 79 year-old man. The elderly man has attempted to talk to the driver of the ute, a minor altercation ensued and the driver of the ute left the scene dragging the man approximately 30 metres from Anzac Parade to Limestone Avenue.
The elderly man sustained a large number of abrasions and was taken to Calvary Hospital by ACT Ambulance Services.
Members of City Patrol identified the driver of the ute a short time later and he was arrested before being taken to the ACT Watch House. The Watson man was charged with aggravated/furious/dangerous driving and will face the ACT Magistrates Court on November 19.
(ACT Policing Media Release)