Top cop orders review into road rage incident involving Police Minister
The NSW Police Minister has been accused of grabbing a teenager’s arm in a road rage incident in Sydney’s north-west.
Police Minister David Elliott has confirmed he was involved in the heated argument but denies any wrongdoing.
He says he was driving his wife to church on October 27 when a 17-year-old P-plater clipped his car on Windsor Road at Baulkham Hills.
Mr Elliott admits he “blew up” when the teenager refused to stop, leading to a confrontation at a set of traffic lights.
He says both the teenager and his father, who was not in the car at the time of the accident but arrived after a phone call from his son, verbally abused his wife.
The teenager claims the Police Minister told him he “worked for the cops” and grabbed his arm, which Mr Elliott denies.
The Australian says NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has spoken to her minister about the incident.
Both Mr Elliott and the teenager reported the confrontation to the police.
NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller tells Ben Fordham some more information has come to light since the initial investigation.
“Because the Minister is a member of parliament I’ve asked for a review of police activity, just to make sure we’ve done everything we can in relation to this case.
“It is just a review of a fail to stop accident… I think we’ve got to keep that in mind.”
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