Thursday 14 October 2010

Lorry driver news

Police are hunting a lorry driver after a cyclist was killed in an accident in Carlisle.

Police said the lorry, thought to be blue,
failed to stop at the scene outside the University of Cumbria campus.


A man fell from a bridge close to junction 25 near Enfield just before 2am this morning. It is believe he was hit by the lorry after the falling on to the road and was declared dead at the scene.

Met traffic officers have said they want to hear from the driver of the lorry, which did not stop at the scene


A LORRY driver who was arrested for a drink-driving offence on the city bypass has been banned from getting behind the wheel for five years.

Henryk Jarych, from Poland, received a £500 fine along with the disqualification at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday
after admitting to being more than twice over the legal limit.


Part of the M65 on the border of Hyndburn and Blackburn was closed following a collision between a lorry and a mobile crane.

The vehicles, travelling east towards Burnley, collided near junction 5 of the motorway shortly after 11am yesterday.

"At 11.15am
a heavy goods vehicle collided with the rear of a mobile crane which weighed approximately 60 tonnes.


A lorry driver has been charged by police investigating a fatal road crash involving four vehicles on the M25 Essex.

Ian Roberts, 63, from Exhall near Coventry, died in the collision near Navestock on 22 October 2009.

A 24-year-old man from Spalding, in Lincolnshire, has been charged with causing death by careless driving.