'Drunk' lorry driver falls out of cab onto motorway lane near Coventry

A “drunk” lorry driver fell out of his vehicle’s cab and was found lying in a motorway lane, police have said. The incident caused the M6 to be temporarily closed at junction two, in Coventry, on Saturday.

Warwickshire Police said concerned members of the public initially reported the man to be in cardiac arrest as he lay in lane one of the northbound carriageway.

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“Occasionally even we are shocked by what we see,” the force’s Operational Patrol Unit wrote on Facebook.

“It quickly became clear he wasn’t in cardiac arrest. He was actually so drunk he couldn’t stand up.

Absolutely beggars belief.”

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