Dad-of-5 ‘left for dead’ after being ‘crushed in terrifying ‘road-rage attack’
A father-of-five was mowed down in a suspected hit-and-run road-rage attack in Stockport. Danielle Charnock, 38, said her husband Dave was “left for dead” after being “crushed” by a pick-up truck at the busy Portwood roundabout. Dave, 41, got out of his car at traffic lights after the motorist hurled abuse and shouted “do you think you can cut me up?”, it is claimed.
Danielle said the “inhumane” truck driver then pinned him against the car and struck with such force that the truck dragged both Dave and his car, before leaving the scene. Miraculously, the mechanic escaped with minor injuries after receiving a CT scan and 16 X-rays in hospital. Now, Danielle, from Stockport, is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, which happened at 3pm on May 4, to come forward.
: Ryanair refuse teenager on flight despite their passport meeting the new EU rule Danielle told the Manchester Evening News: “He was sandwiched between a car and a pickup truck. The driver crushed him and left him for dead.
It is shocking, inhuman behaviour. “He builds camper vans [for a living]. He is a one-man-band and we are booked up until September.
(Image: Danielle Charnock)
“We have five children.
It could have been a different story, but St John Ambulance were there at that time.” A photo taken at the scene shows a silver VW Golf with a door bent backwards, which Danielle said was damaged in the attack. She added: “My husband has got out of the vehicle at the lights and [the other driver] has got his car and moved towards him.
He pinned Dave against the car door. He was driving so forcefully he was taking the car with him. “I was shocked to see where he was [when he FaceTimed me].
He went to hospital, and I thought he was in a bed, but he was in re-sus. He went for a CT scan and 16 X-rays. He has come away unscathed, it is just internal bruising.
This guy has to be caught because he is a danger.” A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service confirmed they took a patient to hospital. Greater Manchester Police have been contacted for comment.