A lorry driver was left with his earlobe hanging off after a vicious attack by another motorist.
Police issued an appeal for information yesterday after an altercation took place in Mote Road, Maidstone, at its junction with Upper Stone Street, on Friday.
The driver's daughter revealed the extent of his injuries in a Facebook post which has been shared thousands of times.
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At about 5.55pm, the motorist is reported to have left his white car and approached the lorry driver, who was also out of his vehicle, before allegedly assaulting him.
The car then left in the direction of Loose before police arrived.
The victim suffered injuries to his head and was taken to hospital.
His daughter – who did not want to be named – posted an appeal on her Facebook page.
She said: "Witnesses needed!!!
"Around 17.45 or 18.45 tonight my dad in a lorry and a white saloon car had a altercation in Maidstone at the junction of Wat Tyler Way (A249), Knightrider Street and Upper Stone Street (A229).
"Low life scum thought he be clever to use weapon because he such a big man and my dad is now needing hospital treatment.
"Any witnesses please contact me with info feel free to share."
Officers want to speak to anyone who saw the assault or who may have dashcam footage.
Anyone with information should call 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/26402/19.
To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.