Driver's jaw broken in road rage incident with cyclist

May 07 2019
Driver's jaw broken in road rage incident with cyclist

POLICE are trying to trace witnesses to a road rage incident involving a driver and cyclist in which a 71-year-old man suffered a broken jaw.

The pensioner who was injured has died since the altercation in Chruch Road, Frampton Cotterell, although Avon and Somerset police say his death is not connected to the injuries he suffered.

Poice say the altercation followed a collision involving a car and bicycle at around 2pm on April 1.

A force spokesperson said: “Following the collision, the cyclist and driver of the car were involved in an altercation. As a result, the driver, a 71-year-old man, suffered injuries including a broken jaw.

“A 45-year-old man has been voluntarily interviewed in connection with this investigation.

“We’re appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to come forward, especially if anyone stopped at the scene or has any dashcam footage showing what happened.”

Anyone who can help should call DC Matthew Stevenson in the pollice investigations unit on 101.

Information can also be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at