Police Investigate Road Rage Incident That Left 68-Year-Old Hospitalised

Witnesses urged to come forward

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Gold Coast Police are currently investigating a road rage attack in Arundel that left a 68-year-old man hospitalised.

Police were called out to the scene following reports a man had been attacked in a road rage incident on Napper Road.

According to police, a 68-year-old man was assaulted three times by the same person after a driver crashed into the back of his vehicle.

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The 68-year-old is believed to have been punched in the head through his open window by another driver.

The man is then alleged to have returned to his own vehicle and driven off before returning to the scene and attacking the 68-year-old again.

The 68-year-old is then believed to have exited his car to defend himself against the attacker.

The assault is then alleged to have continued until witnesses intervened and the alleged attacker returned to his vehicle. 

The alleged attacker then returned to the 68-year-old’s vehicle and stole his phone and wallet before attempting to remove the man’s dashcam.

The 68-year-old was treated at the scene for facial injuries before being transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

The man is currently in stable condition.

Investigations are ongoing.

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Georgie Marr

23 June 2022

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