Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in Strathalbyn, in which a dog died after being hit by a car and the driver was then physically assaulted.
Authorities were called to Berry Smith Drive at around 7.45pm on Friday 28 Apri, following reports of a collision and an assault.
A dog had been struck and killed by a car. It is alleged a 31-year-old local man then assaulted the driver of the car.
The victim of the assault, a 19-year-old Strathalbyn man, was taken to the Mount Barker Hospital by ambulance with facial injuries but has since been discharged from hospital.
Police arrested the 31-year-old, and charged him with assault cause serious harm. He was refused police bail ahead of a court appearance on Monday 1 May.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam or CCTV footage is asked to contact police through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperssa.com.au.
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