Monday, May 18, 2009

Road rage incident leaves driver in hospital

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Last updated 12:24 07/04/2009
A road rage attack has left a person in intensive care in Auckland Hospital this morning.
Police said the man was allegedly attacked by the driver of a BMW car on Carrington Rd in Mt Albert shortly before 8am.
The BMW and the victim's vehicle, a van, had been travelling south along Carrington Rd outside UNITEC at about 7.50am when a minor crash occurred.
Police said it appeared the driver of the BMW then got out of his car and attacked the driver of the van, pulling him from his vehicle to continue the alleged assault.
The BMW driver is in police custody at Avondale Police Station and has been arrested for assault. He is continuing to assist police with their inquiries into the incident.
Detective Senior Sergeant Simon Scott of Avondale CIB says Police would like to hear from witnesses to the alleged assault. Anyone who has information should call 09 820-5786.