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Officers from the Yorkshire Roads Police team are appealing for the driver of a Heavy Goods Vehicle to come forward and assist them with their enquiries in connection to reports of a fail to stop on the motorway.

On 4th March at around 1.30pm, a lorry carrying gas canisters tapped the back of a black Peugeot, causing the car to veer left and crash into the motorway barrier. The driver and passengers of the Peugeot were uninjured but shaken.

As seen in the police video embedded below, the driver of the HGV failed to stop at the scene of the incident.

Police officer Natalie Booler, who is investigating the incident, has appealed for the driver and witnesses of the incident to come forward:

“We are appealing for the driver of the HGV to come forward and assist us with our investigation, or for anyone who witnessed the incident to provide us with information. It is likely that the HGV vehicle returned to its place of work with significant damage. The HGV was carrying yellow and red gas bottles that may be identified by the company or owner.”

Those who do have information have been asked to call 101 quoting incident number 448 of 4 March 2021.


Photo credit: Yorkshire Police

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