Motorist crashed into parked car in bid to flee assault by two men

The injured 37-year-old crashed his car in a frantic attempt to flee the scene before he was taken to the Royal Infirmary.

Motorist taken to hospital after crashing into parked car in bid to flee assault by two men in Glasgow iStock

A motorist has been rushed to hospital after being seriously assaulted by two men in Glasgow.

The 37-year-old was attacked in Sorby Street, near Westmuir Street in Parkhead by the pair at around 6.40pm on Friday, February 24.

The injured man managed to get into his car and collided with a stationary vehicle in his frantic attempt to flee the scene.

The two male attackers made off towards Tollcross Road.

Emergency services attended and the 37-year-old man was taken to the Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment. He has since been released.

The first suspect is white with a heavy build. He was wearing black clothing and black trainers.

The second suspect is white, with a slim build. He was wearing a grey and black hooded jacket with grey jogging trousers and a dark coloured snood across his face.

Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries and are continuing to check relevant CCTV footage for any additional information on the suspects.

Detective Constable Sarah Steven said: “We don’t know the motive for this attack but we do believe the victim was the intended target. I would like to appeal to members of the public who were in the area at the time to get in touch with us.

“We are piecing together exactly what happened and any small piece of information could prove vital in our inquiry. I would also appeal to anyone with dash cam or other recording devices to check the footage as there may be images which could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland via 101, quoting incident number 3139 of February 24. Alternatively, calls can be made anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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