A man who police allege punched a driver through an open car window in a dramatic road rage incident has been charged.
Canning Vale Police have charged a 22-year-old Kelmscott man with assault, alleging he attacked another man in his 40s at traffic lights on Spencer Rd in Thornlie, in Perth’s southeast, about 5.20pm on Wednesday.
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The accused will appear in Armadale Magistrates Court in January.
The incident was filmed by a witness in another car and only came to an end when a bystander intervened.
Police said the alleged victim suffered bruising and swelling to his arms and face.
A man has been charged with assault over an incident with another driver in Thornlie. Credit: 7NEWS
In a pre-Christmas message, Road Safety Minister David Michael urged drivers to show patience while behind the wheel.
“If someone cuts you off, just drive on. You don’t need to engage with them,” he said.