'Road rage' driver hits cyclist and then crashes into shop

Driver of Audi Q7 containing five children arrested on suspicion of causing grevious bodily harm after deliberately driving into cyclist

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A driver has been arrested in Kingston-upon-Thames after an alleged 'road rage' incident on Saturday. A woman in her 30s deliberately drove into a cyclist, hit a parked van and ended up in a shop front.

According to the Evening Standard, the driver of a white Audi Q7 four-wheel drive had been involved in a 'road rage' dispute with the cyclist, said by witnesses to be an autistic man who had kicked the vehicle.

After being driven into the cyclist, the Audi struck a parked van before smashing into the front window of a nearby hairdressers. The car is reported to have contained five children at the time of the incident.

The cyclist suffered cuts but escaped serious injury - he was taken to hospital but later discharged.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted grevious bodily harm.

Nigel Wynn
Nigel Wynn

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.