Truckie charged with shocking road rage attack

A truck driver will face court for allegedly threatening a driver and damaging his car on a busy Sydney freeway.

The 33-year-old from Auburn is accused of tailgating a Honda Jazz on the M4 at Greystanes around 2pm on Friday.

The driver of the sedan told Police he became aware of a truck and trailer travelling very close behind him before it allegedly sounded the horn.


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Police were told the truck changed lanes driving parallel to the sedan, before the driver allegedly leaned out of the window and threw an object at the windscreen of the Honda, causing it to break.

The truck then allegedly cut in front of the driver and the dog trailer collided with the car.

The Honda was forced into the centre concrete dividing barrier where it came to a stop and the truck continued west on the M4.

Luckily the driver of the car was not injured, however, his vehicle was heavily damaged.

Following investigations, Police questioned the 33-year-old and examined his truck.

RMS inspectors found a number of defects and the vehicle speed limiter was deemed to be non compliant.

The was charged with a range of offences, including malicious damage and menacing driving to face Parramatta Local Court on Monday 31 July.