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Man who allegedly punched driver in fit of road rage now under investigation: Police

The incident took place at the junction of Jurong West Avenue 2 and Corporation Road at about 1.20pm on August 31 and a video of it was uploaded on Roads.sg

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A 54-year-old man is being investigated by the police after he allegedly punched another driver in Jurong West.

A video of the incident circulating on social media has been viewed more than 195,000 times on Facebook.

In the video, a black Hyundai can be seen changing lanes before stopping at a red traffic light. The driver of another car, a yellow Suzuki, gets out of his vehicle and walks across the road to meet Hyundai driver.

Road rage along Corporation Road

Posting as video witness"Not sure what triggered the road rage. Yellow car driver confronted the black car driver and got punched in the face. Hoping this video can assist in any police investigations." – AsmiHappened along Corporation Road on 31/8/19 at 1.11pm.Video submitted by Asmi A.

Posted by ROADS.sg on Saturday, 31 August 2019

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Both men seem to have a brief exchange words before the Hyundai driver punches the Suzuki driver and then returns to his car.

The Suzuki driver does not physically or verbally retaliate, but takes images of the Hyundai’s rear and later the car’s driver.

These photos were also posted on popular Facebook page Roads.sg.

According to a Straits Times report, police have said that a report was lodged over the road rage incident, which took place at the junction of Jurong West Avenue 2 and Corporation Road at about 1.20pm last Saturday (August 31).

While there is no specific law that deals with road rage in Singapore anyone who voluntarily causes hurt to another person can be jailed for up to two years, fined up to S$5,000, or both. -/TISG

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