Man in court over Porsche road rage incident

FILE PICTURE: Gregory Kleinhentz, accused of road rage assault in Fourways, gets into a car while leaving the Randburg Magistrate's Court from a side exit after his court appearance on Wednesday, 30 July 2014. The attack happened on Witkoppen Road around 3pm on Saturday and was recorded by an eyewitness and posted on YouTube. The video shows the accused getting out of a Porsche and kicking at a VW Jetta on the driver's side. When the Jetta driver rolls down the window the accused starts to punch him. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

The case against a man accused of a road rage assault in Fourways has been postponed to next month in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.

Gregory Kleinhentz ‘ s case was postponed for further investigation. He is facing charges of assault and malicious damage to property.

His court appearance followed an alleged road rage incident in Fourways on 26 July where he was filmed getting out of a Porsche and attacking a VW Jetta driver.

In the video footages, which has since gone viral, Kleinhentz can be seen kicking the VW’s door and side mirror and later snatching the motorist’s car keys and throwing them away.

The e-blockwatch member who filmed the encounter said at one of the traffic lights the passenger of the Porsche threw something out of the window at the car behind them, the driver of the targeted car then allegedly hooted at the Porsche.

“The Porsche driver then proceeded to swerve in and out in front of the other car until coming to a stop at the next robot where the passenger of the Porsche got out of the vehicle and started to kick and bash the other car door and side mirror. I recorded most of the event except where the thug repeatedly punched the other driver in the face,” said one of the members.

Kleinhentz turned himself over to police a few days after the alleged assault took place. He was charged and then released on bail of R1000.

He is expected to appear on 11 September.



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