Kent Police was called to an incident in a lorry parking area at junction 8 of the M20, just before 10pm on Thursday 29 February 2024 where it is alleged the driver of a lorry was assaulted by a car driver following an earlier traffic incident on the motorway. He suffered swelling and bruises to his face and upper body.

Officers attended the scene to speak to the victim. A 55-year-old man was later arrested at a Maidstone address and has since been released on bail until Wednesday 29 May.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses to the incident and are urging anyone with information to call the west Kent appeals line on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/33499/24. You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website. Drivers with dashcam are also asked to check for footage that may assist the investigation.

By Ed

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