Police called to road rage incident in village near Northampton for nearly an hour following two-car stand off

According to locals, a stand off between two cars ensued on a narrow village road, with police eventually being called to deescalate the incident

By Logan MacLeod
Friday, 17th June 2022, 12:25 pm

Police were called to a road rage incident in a village near Northampton for nearly an hour last night.

Northamptonshire Police sent two cars to Garners Way in Harpole on Thursday night (June 16) at around 9.40pm.

According to locals, a stand off between two cars ensued on a narrow village road, with police eventually being called to deescalate the incident.

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Police were called to Garners Way in Harpole for 50 minutes on Thursday night

Officers said they stayed for around 50 minutes and that 'no offences' were identified.

A police spokeswoman said: "This one was an incident of road rage following a minor road traffic collision. It happened at 9.40pm in Garners Way. No offences identified and insurance details exchanged."

In a road rage poll conducted by AA, 18,000 of its members said their number one irritation while driving was tailgating.