Man Seriously Injured In Brighton Road Rage Attack

23 April 2018, 08:12

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Two men have been arrested after an argument between two drivers in Brighton.

A man's got serious injuries after being hit over the head with a steering wheel lock in London Road on Saturday night.

Officers were called at around 7.50pm on Saturday following an altercation between the occupants of two vehicles.

One of the men exited his vehicle and approached the second car and both a verbal and physical altercation occurred.

A 37-year-old man from London was hit in the head with, what was believed to be, a steering wheel lock. He suffered serious but not life threatening or changing head injuries and was taken to hospital.

Detective Sergeant Donna Ward said: “This was an isolated incident between two vehicles.

“The two cars were involved in a road rage incident and this has subsequently lead to a physical altercation.

“We believe there was a bus going past the two vehicles at the time of the incident. We are appealing for anyone on that bus or members of the public walking past to come forward with any information they may have.”

A 39-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.

A 37-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of affray.

Both men remain in custody and the investigation is ongoing.