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Durban road rage incident being investigated by police

Police are investigating two cases linked to a road rage incident on the M13 near Hillcrest yesterday. 

Durban road rage incident being investigated by police

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A man was shot in the hand after his firearm was discharged during a scuffle with a truck driver - who had apparently changed lanes and almost caused an accident

 Nqobile Gwala says one of the dockets relates to a charge of crimen injuria and the pointing of a firearm. The second is for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. 

Gwala says the assault docket is the counter charge in the matter. 

Two men got into a scuffle on the M13 yesterday following an incident on the freeway. A video of the fight has emerged and shows the driver of a truck and a driver of a bakkie exchanging blows. 

Several other motorists try break up the fight. One of the drivers then pulls out a firearm. During the scuffle a shot is fired. Police said yesterday that the owner of the firearm was hurt. 

Medics treated him on scene for a gunshot wound to the hand before taking him to hospital. Gwala says the matter will be sent to court once both dockets have been investigated. 

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