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Man charged after alleged road rage incident

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An arrest has been made after an alleged altercation on the Brooker Highway.

Police were called to the scene near Derwent Park at around 5pm last night after a man was reportedly struck with an iron bar.

The 42-year-old from New Town has been taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital with head injuries.

A 32-year-old man from West Moonah has been charged with Causing grievous bodily harm and will appear before the courts today.

Officers believe the altercation was an isolated incident and that there are no concerns to the wider community.

Anyone with dash cam footage involving a green Jeep Wrangler and a black Ford Territory at or near intersection of the Brooker Highway and Derwent Park Road between 4.30pm and 5.30pm yesterday can upload it to investigators at this website.

Locals who may have witnessed the alleged altercation can call Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.