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A3 road rage incident between BMW and Mercedes drivers through Guildford lasted 17 miles; Officers arrested a 30-year-old man for suspected possession of a of a bladed article, threats to kill and driving without insurance.

Byline: Alex Boyd

A road rage incident between BMW and Mercedes drivers on theA3throughGuildfordlasted for 17 miles.

Officers arrested the BMW driver, a 30-year-old man from Petersfield in Hampshire, for suspected possession of a bladed article, threats to kill and driving without insurance.

Starting on the northbound carriageway at Thursley, the disagreement continued until both vehicles were stopped in a layby before the M25 junction 10 interchange at Wisley.

Police say the incident occurred between 3.30pm and 4pm on Wednesday (June 26), and are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the white BMW and blue Mercedes van.

PC Chris Nicholson, of theSurrey PoliceRoads Policing Unit, said: "This road rage incident could easily have ended in a serious collision, injury or worse.

"We urge anyone who witnessed the incident, or has dash cam footage, to come forward and help us with our enquiries."

The BMW driver has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information can contact Surrey Police on 101, quoting reference PR/P19142985. Crimestoppers can also be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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The road rage incident continued on the A3 through Guildford

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Publication:Get Surrey (Surrey, England)
Date:Jun 29, 2019
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