Mother of three, 52 years old, floor filmed, another woman says she was acting in self-defense

A mother who was filmed in another woman's apartment in the middle of the road during a driving dispute has said she was acting in self-defense

A mother who was filmed in another woman's apartment during a fierce fight of anger along the way has said that she was acting in self-defense.

Shocking video of Deborah Hawkins, 52, fighting with another driver on the A5123 in Northampton on Tuesday went viral after it was posted on social media.

The dramatic sequence shows Mrs. Hawkins taking the other driver to the ground in the driveway while a child cries and asks them to stop.

But today Ms. Hawkins, a full-time caregiver for her son, has claimed that she was only defending herself.

A mother who was filmed in another woman's apartment in the middle of the road during a driving dispute has said she was acting in self-defense

Shocking video of Deborah Hawkins, 52, fighting with another driver on the A5123 in Northampton on Tuesday went viral after it was posted on social media

Shocking video of Deborah Hawkins, 52, fighting with another driver on the A5123 in Northampton on Tuesday went viral after it was posted on social media

Shocking video of Deborah Hawkins (pictured), 52, fighting with another driver on the A5123 in Northampton on Tuesday went viral after it was posted on social media

Ms. Hawkins, of Northampton, said she was returning from a beauty clinic with her young son in the car around 3 p.m. When stopped at a traffic light at St Peter's Way in Northampton.

The mother of three said: "I was in the middle lane to go right, I was not even aware of the driver's time. [who was] in the right lane, as if they were going to turn.

The lights went green and I went straight and, suddenly, from behind, the Audi stopped in my car.

Ms. Hawkins, who also has two grown children, said she stopped her Blue Jaguar type X at the next traffic light.

She said: "When I turned around to say" what's going on ", he braked his vehicle, ran to mine and was about to place his hand on the door.

The Audi driver, the brunette Niketa Reeves, declined to comment when MailOnline contacted her.

The Audi driver, the brunette Niketa Reeves, declined to comment when MailOnline contacted her.

The Audi driver, the brunette Niketa Reeves, declined to comment when MailOnline contacted her.

Violence Fight: Two mothers, pictured above, were recorded slapping and choking each other after a row of fury on the road intensified in Northampton on Tuesday afternoon

Violence Fight: Two mothers, pictured above, were recorded slapping and choking each other after a row of fury on the road intensified in Northampton on Tuesday afternoon

Violence Fight: Two mothers, pictured above, were recorded slapping and choking each other after a row of fury on the road intensified in Northampton on Tuesday afternoon

I had my son in the car. I did not know if she was a crazy woman.

The Audi driver, the brunette Niketa Reeves, declined to comment when MailOnline contacted her.

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: "I'm not going to say anything. I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said.

& # 39; Now jog! & # 39;

Ms. Hawkins disputed the reports in the media that she had "beaten" him. to the woman with the body.

She said: I grabbed her and just put her on the floor. I'm much bigger than her and basically I got over it.

"I said," Just go back into your car, "and she refused.

She added: "She was trying to grab me and it was in self defense as far as I see it."

While the women are seen fighting in the video, Ms. Hawkins' son gets out of the car and seems to beg his mother to stop.

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: Am I not going to say anything? I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said. Now jog!

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: Am I not going to say anything? I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said. Now jog!

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: Am I not going to say anything? I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said. Now jog!

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: Am I not going to say anything? I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said. Now jog!

Ms. Reeves, 28, of Northampton, told MailOnline: "I'm not going to say anything. I do not care what she [driver Deborah Hawkins] has said. Now jog!

The enemy's strangler: The women clutch each other's throat in a grip like a vice in the climbing row

The enemy's strangler: The women clutch each other's throat in a grip like a vice in the climbing row

The enemy's strangler: The women clutch each other's throat in a grip like a vice in the climbing row

Shooting the messenger: the blonde woman seems to get angry with a man who tried to break the fight

Shooting the messenger: the blonde woman seems to get angry with a man who tried to break the fight

Shooting the messenger: the blonde woman seems to get angry with a man who tried to break the fight

She said: "I tried to get back to my vehicle, he was screaming & Stop; stop & # 39;

"The way it has been perceived is that I am aggressive."

She added: "She had pursued me aggressively, it's not the way she appeared on video and it's not the way she was informed."

The mother of three said she had never experienced anything like this before.

She said: I do not want to be infamous in my hometown.

"I can not even go to the store and buy a newspaper because I think they will recognize me immediately."

Ms. Hawkins said that the police contacted her the next day, and that the incident had not been reported by anyone.

The brunette, who was wearing a dress, was filmed when she was hit on the ground by the blond driver of a blue Jaguar.

The scenes of fury along the way were described as "embarrassing" by a witness who said he was horrified.

Another said the incident was "shocking." A man in the background of the footage can be heard screaming: & # 39; Back to your car! & # 39; in an attempt to stifle the dispute.

Speaking to MailOnline, the man said: "We were on the road when we could suddenly hear screams and shouts." We went out to see what was happening and the two were fighting, the brunette lady accusing the blonde of cutting her off.

& # 39; The blonde apparently crashed on her breaks and got out of the car, raising her voice. She pinned her to the car and the next thing you know is that they were fighting. The blonde woman strangled her to the floor.

"I could not believe what I was seeing, I was a bit surprised to be honest."

"One of the children of the women cried and said:" please, for, mom. "

& # 39; People tried to intervene to stop. A close man said he would solve it.

Ms. Hawkins added: "If there were CCTV images in the roundabout where it started, [the police] I will see clearly that I was persecuted quite aggressively at that time. "

She added: "I got out of the vehicle and before I had a chance to do anything, I raised my hand to stop her. She raised her fist and I just hit her.

"At the end of the day, she was in my vehicle, I did not go out and I went to her car until after that point.

Ms. Hawkins said she had left the hospital only two days before the incident after the appendix was removed.

Ms. Hawkins said she had left the hospital only two days before the incident after the appendix was removed.

She added: Once I hit her and she was on the ground I tried to get back into my car?

She added: Once I hit her and she was on the ground I tried to get back into my car?

Ms. Hawkins (pictured) said she had left the hospital only two days before the incident after the appendix was removed.

Ms. Hawkins said she had left the hospital only two days before the incident after the appendix was removed.

She added: "Once I hit her and she was on the ground, I tried to get back into my car.

"I'm not sure if I tripped on my flip flops or if she pulled a foot out, but somehow I ended up falling backwards.

& # 39; At that point, he [my son] He got out of the car and shouted: "Stop, stop."

"They made it look like I was the bad person and he told me to stop hitting the other woman, but I was really terrified that my stitches would split.

"It has been perceived as if he were screaming" stop him mom "as if he were the aggressor and it was not like that.

"They are realizing that I am a bad father because I fight in front of my daughter, but in reality it was my maternal protective instincts that drove me in. I did not know what I was capable of."

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