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Terrifying road rage attack leaves schoolteachers shaken

Two women have been left terrified following an alleged road rage incident with a truck driver in Tullamarine.

Leigh Mahady and her friend, both schoolteachers, were driving along Tullamarine Freeway at 1pm on Saturday afternoon when a truck began tailgating and tooting them.

The truck driver allegedly rammed the car multiple times.

When the women pulled over to exchange details the man attacked their car with a hammer.

“I followed him because I wanted to get his details, we stopped at Wild Wood Road and then he stopped and I got out and that’s when he tapped us with the hammer,” she told Tom Elliott.

“He ended up smashing one of the rear windows.”

I would not want him on the road with people who are less confident – Leigh

She suspects her friend, a passenger in the car, will need counselling after the shocking incident.

The man is perceived to be of Middle Eastern appearance, spoke with a slight accent, aged in his late 20s, curly short black hair, approximately 160cm tall and was wearing a top with ‘Eden’ written on it.

Investigators have released an image of the truck which could help in their investigation.

Click PLAY to hear more of Leigh’s account of what happened

 

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