A video has emerged online of a road rage incident where a motorcyclist is involved in an altercation with a motorist in Kelvin, Sandton.
The video shows a man in a Volkswagen Polo pullover followed by a man on a scooter. The pair exchange brief words before the motorist reaches for something in his car. The scooter driver reacts and grabs hold of the man.
They move around the car and back to the driver’s door where the scooter driver punches the man several times and slams the door into the motorist.
The scooter driver makes a quick getaway after the altercation.
Edna Mamonyane, spokesperson for the Metro police confirmed that the road rage incident took place and that a security company arrested the suspect and took him to the Sandton Police Station.
Captain Mohlaum Mamabolo, spokesperson for the Sandton Police Station said the incident happened in the afternoon on 13 November in Oldens Way, Kelvin.
“A 17-year-old suspect was arrested and brought into the Sandton Police Station,” said Mamabolo.
“The suspect will be charged with common assault and is due to appear in court on 15 November.”