Man followed and attacked during road rage incident on the M62 in Leeds

A man was attacked during a "road rage" incident on the M62 in Leeds.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 4:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 5:08 pm
A man was punched in the face during a road rage incident on the M62 in Leeds. Stock photo of M62.

It happened between 5.30pm and 5.45pm on Monday, May 24 at Junction 29 Lofthouse.

The 24-year-old victim had been driving his orange Ford Fiesta westbound on the M62 when the suspect’s car joined the motorway at Junction 30.

An altercation took place.

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The suspect them tailgated the victim and continuously flashed his headlights.

The man then overtook the victim, forcing him to stop.

The victim was then punched in the face, causing a deep cut to his forehead.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Detectives from Leeds District CID are carrying out enquiries to identify the driver or vehicle involved and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, particularly anyone with any relevant dashcam footage that could assist the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13210257651 or online.