Violence erupted at a North London petrol station as a moped driver launched a flying kick at another driver.
Tempers boiled over amid the continuing fuel queue chaos at a BP petrol station in Haverstock Hill, Belsize Park.
The fight was captured on film by a bystander and appeared to show a group of three moped drivers arguing next to the petrol pumps at around 1pm yesterday (September 27).
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The video shows a dispute between the group in which a driver dressed in a white jacket and helmet can be seen tussling with another driver.
Another moped driver standing nearby dressed in a black helmet, jacket and shorts can then be seen running towards the group and launching a kick at one of the other drivers.
(Image: Twitter/@Crime Ldn)
The group can then be scuffling as one of the others tries to intervene and the men can be heard shouting. A woman in a pink sweatshirt can then be seen approaching to try and pacify the group.
Moments later a woman wearing a black and white top and white tracksuit bottoms makes her way over from another vehicle on the forecourt and can be heard shouting “boys, boys,” in an attempt to diffuse the situation.
Other people at the station can be seen looking on as the drivers rowed with each other,
The video has been viewed more than 83,000 times.
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It is thought one of the moped riders had tried to push into a long queue of motorists trying to fill up.
The scene shows chaos and frustration that ensued in many petrol stations across the capital over the weekend as people desperately attempted to fill up their vehicles.
Motorists queuing for fuel have caused havoc on the roads and the emergency services have also struggled to fill up, with ambulances and police also stuck in queues.
Many petrol stations have been forced to close amid panic buying. The chaos is being blamed on the knock-on effect of the HGV driver shortage on the UK’s transport industry.