U.K. truck driver jailed for 6 months after dangerous turn into oncoming traffic

By Staff Reuters Posted February 22, 2020 12:32 pm

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A lorry driver made a dangerous U-turn onto Britain’s M6 motorway, CCTV video uploaded by Staffordshire Police on Friday showed. The lorry can be seen driving the wrong way along a slip road before making the risky manoeuvre straight into oncoming traffic.

CCTV video shows a lorry making a risky turn on Britain’s M6 motorway. Photo courtesy of Staffordshire Police

The incident occurred during rush hour on a Tuesday morning last month.

Story continues below “The driver of this lorry was jailed for six months and disqualified from driving for 15 months after he was caught driving dangerously on the M6 Toll last month. Thankfully, no one was injured,” Staffordshire Police said on their social media accounts.

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