A still from the video.
A bikini-clad young woman has been charged with assault
after an apparent road rage video was posted on the internet.
filmed from inside a vehicle, shows a blonde woman wielding a
screwdriver, yelling at two people and asking if the woman
driver knows how to drive.
"Do you even have a licence?" she asks, before demanding to
She then appears to hit the woman in her face.
After the footage was posted on Facebook, a 19-year-old woman
came forward to police, Senior Sergeant Carolyn McKenzie
Police said the victim of the alleged assault was yet to come
forward to report the incident, which happened on Sunday on
the Ewen Bridge in Lower Hutt about 4.30pm.
"Police would like to speak to the female victim and a
witness that was with her and encourage them to get in
contact," Ms McKenzie said.
"The video serves as a useful reminder that people need to
keep their cool out on the roads this summer. Brandishing a
weapon and assaulting someone is not acceptable and police
will pursue charges."
The woman will appear in Hutt Valley District Court next