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Man charged with spitting on driver in Tuggeranong road rage attack

Police will oppose bail for a 21 year old man accused of verbally abusing and sptting on another driver in Tuggeranong on Monday.

Police allege a 42 year old man was driving on Isabella Drive on Monday at 8.30pm when a blue Proton slammed on its brakes suddenly, causing the man's Mercedes to run into the back of the Proton.

The 42-year-old victim told police the driver of the Proton then approached him and began to verbally abuse and spit on him.

Both cars were damaged. 

The younger man was taken to Tuggeranong Police Station on Wednesday evening, when he was interviewed and arrested.

The 21 year old is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court on Thursday, charged with common assault and driving whilst disqualified.