Maidstone – Lorry Driver ‘Left With Glass in His Eyes’ After Catapult Attack

A lorry driver in Kent was taken to hospital after another motorist reportedly drove up alongside him, lowered his window and fired a catapult at him.

The shocking attack on the A228 in Leybourne on Saturday (9 November) at around 01.30hrs left the victim with an eye injury after his side window was smashed by an object.

Kent Police said they’ve received a report of criminal damage to a lorry travelling on the A228 in West Malling.

Officers attended the scene where he had suffered an eye injury during the incident. He received medical treatment from the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 604 100, quoting reference 9-0105.

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Kent Online article