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Road rage incident – Royalla

Media release

Issued 8am, 17th December, 2015.

Police are seeking information from the public in relation to a road rage incident that led to a 55 year old Royalla man being assaulted.

About 5.05pm Wednesday 16th December 2015, the 55 year old man was driving his truck south on the Old Cooma Road south of Googong.  He overtook a Holden Commodore utility travelling in the same direction, and then went continued the move to overtake another small 2 tone sized truck.  A vehicle came into view from the other direction and the victim then attempted to merge back into the south bound lane.

The driver of the Commodore utility would not allow the victim to merge back into the lane causing the oncoming vehicle to slow and move off the roadway.  The victim managed to merge back into the southbound lane, and continued to travel home.

The driver of the Commodore utility followed the victim to his residence where an argument developed, resulting in the driver of the Commodore utility assaulting the 55 year old man.

The Commodore utility is described as being white fitted with a black tonneau cover, and fitted with clear aftermarket tail lights, and with a small dent near the front driver’s wheel.

The driver of the Commodore utility is described as being male Caucasian, approximately 170 cm in height, believed to be in his mid 20’s.  He has short white curly hair and was wearing a green Hi Vis work shirt.

Any information about this incident should be forwarded to Queanbeyan Police Station on 6298 0555, or to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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Issued by NSW Police Force – Monaro Local Area Command
Authorised by A/Inspector Michael Handley – Monaro LAC
(Ref:  COPS E.59611722)

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