Highway maintenance worker’s foot run over by man in ‘heated’ argument

A heated argument in Kingsthorpe, Northampton ended in a highways maintenance worker’s foot being ran over by a car.

The altercation took place on Friday, September 17 when a row occurred between the driver of a Mercedes and the maintenance worker between Welford Road and Harborough Road in the area.

The worker was then driven at by the driver of the Mercedes before the driver attempted to make off in his car but the Mercedes was blocked in by a van s the driver then charged at the maintenance worker again, this time running over his foot.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: “Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have captured it on dash-cam footage,” said a report by the Northampton Chronicle.

A 79-year-old Northampton man was arrested in connection with this incident and has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Safer Highways is leading a campaign to eradicate road worker abuse: www.stampitout.org


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