Police Release CCTV Footage Of A Shocking Road Rage Attack On The M62

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Police are investigating a terrifying road rage attack on the motorway in Eccles have released CCTV footage.

At around midday on Nov 9 police were called after two men in a lorry were attacked by a man in a pick-up truck on the M62 in Eccles.

The two vehicles had collided as they both accessed the M62 motorway from the ant-clockwise M60, both had pulled onto the hard shoulder.

The two men got out of their lorry to swap details with the driver of the pick up truck, however the man became abusive, then hit the driver before purposely reversing in several times into the lorry.

The driver of the pick-up truck tried to get into the cabin of the lorry but when the driver and passenger locked themselves inside, he smashed the window with a spade.

Police have said they have located the address of where the pick-up truck belongs but have not yet located the truck or the occupants at this time.

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PC John Cavanagh from GMP’s Roads Policing Unit said: “This attack was unbelievable, and as been clearly captured on CCTV.

“Luckily neither of the men was seriously injured however they have been left shocked by the incident.

“The driver and passenger in the lorry were just trying to get on with their day’s work when they collided with the man in the pick-up truck, accidents happen and they were attempting to deal with the situation in an appropriate manner, no one could have anticipated the level of violence they would then fall victim to.

“I am appealing for anyone who may recognise the driver of the pick-up truck to get in touch as soon as possible, it was broad daylight and the man can be clearly seen, someone must know who he is.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 6108, 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 

 

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