Porsche passenger in court over road rage attack

2014-07-30 05:34


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Watch as Porsche passenger assaults fellow motorist

2014-07-28 13:35

This shocking incident of road rage was captured in Johannesburg. Watch as a Porsche passenger causes damage to the fellow motorist's car, before assaulting the driver.WATCH

Johannesburg - A man arrested in connection with an alleged road rage attack in Fourways, Johannesburg, is expected to appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

Police said the man was brought in by his legal representative on Tuesday, and was released on bail.

The incident, on Witkoppen Road around 15:00 on Saturday, was recorded by an eyewitness and posted on YouTube.

The video shows a passenger getting out of a Porsche and kicking at a VW Polo on the driver's side.

When the Polo driver rolls down the window, the other man starts to punch him. A struggle ensues and the man grabs what appear to be the Polo's keys and throws them away.

In an interview with broadcaster eNCA, the driver of the Polo - who asked to remain anonymous for fear of victimisation - said he was punched in the face. He said he opened a case of assault.

"I was driving behind him and he was cutting off people left, right, and centre. So I went closer to see what kind of a Porsche it was and the passenger threw a can out the window at me," the man was quoted as saying.

"Then he threw another can, and it hit my car. So I hooted, flipped him the finger and asked what the hell he thought he was doing.

"He damaged my tracking device and stuffed up my side mirror. It all happened so fast I didn't even have a chance to think," the man said.

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