Lorry seized on M5 motorway as driver is wanted by police

IT was a busy day for the county's motorway traffic cops with crashes and a lorry seizure. The Worcestershire OPU (Operations Patrol Unit) responded to a number of crashes across the county on Wednesday (September 21) with the B team busy making the scenes safe and keeping traffic moving.

B team - several RTCs attended across Worcestershire today. OT74 - 1 arrest this morning for drink driving following a stop check.

Still over the limit from the night before @WMerciaRoads. This HGV was stopped on the M5 near Frankley Services and the driver found to be wanted. pic.twitter.com/s8ONHruNQP

-- OPU Worcestershire (@OPUWorcs) September 21, 2022

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As well as the crashes and the arrest, a lorry was stopped on the M5 near Frankley Services, where the driver was found to be a wanted person.