A WOMAN driving home alone in the dark along a quiet rural route was repeatedly hit by a motorist driving close behind her during a frightening road rage incident last week.

Police were called after the victim, who was travelling from Colehill, was tailgated in Holt Road in Wimborne at around 8pm on Tuesday, October 22.

The vehicle travelling behind her touched the bumper of her car repeatedly.

A spokesperson from Dorset Police said: "It is reported that the victim was driving along Holt Heath when a vehicle that was behind her touched the back of the victim’s car. The vehicle was reported to repeatedly go into the back of the victim’s car.

"The victim did not stop and the offending vehicle turned off into the Three Legged Cross area.

"No damage was caused to the victim’s car.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing into the report."