Two driv­ers ar­rested for fight­ing along a road

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

Shang­hai po­lice re­ceived a re­port at around 11 am Mon­day that two pri­vate ve­hi­cles had pulled over on the down­town Yan’an el­e­vated road and that four in­di­vid­u­als from the cars were fight­ing each other, thep­a­per.cn re­ported Tues­day.

Af­ter an in­ves­ti­ga­tion, Huangpu dis­trict po­lice found that a male driver sur­named Gu driv­ing a red car near a ramp on Shi­menyi Road was cut off by a gray car, driven by a man sur­named Tao, chang­ing lanes. The two cars al­most col­lided but no ac­ci­dent or in­juries oc­curred. Nonethe­less, Gu be­came an­gry and forced Tao to the side of the road. The two en­gaged in a fist­fight while their re­spec­tive pas­sen­gers, both young women, also be­gan fight­ing and hit­ting each other.

Gu was ar­rested for 10 days and fined 1,000 ($157) yuan, with six points de­ducted from his li­cense. Tao was ar­rested for five days and fined 500 yuan; six points were also de­ducted. Po­lice re­mind that driv­ers should ob­serve the traf­fic rules when driv­ing.

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