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Lorry driver handed community order after crane killed elderly cyclist

A HGV driver has been handed a 12 month community order following the death of an elderly cyclist who was struck by an insecure crane.
Stephen Moorman pleaded guilty at Birmingham Crown Court to causing the death of Ella Murray, 70, by careless driving…

Inches from catastrophe: The moment a truck driver narrowly misses car driving the WRONG WAY down the M5

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The HGV was travelling on the M5 motorway when a car approached it head on
The truck was forced to swerve into the middle lane in order to avoid the car 
The driver said: ‘Nothing quite prepared me for this level of stupidity’…

Lorry driver taken to hospital after HGV overturned on the M5 in between Worcester and Droitwich

A LORRY driver was taken to hospital after the HGV he was driving collided with the central reservation on the M5 between Worcester and Droitwich and overturned.The incident happened at 7.59pm last night (Thursday) on the northbound carriageway and ano…

VIDEO: Police say trucker fell asleep before devastating crash

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This video was just posted by the West Midlands Police (WMP); it depicts a truck that accelerates into stopped traffic after the truck driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel.
WMP reported, “Mariusz Wlazlo, aged 47, plowed his fu…

Watch the moment speeding truck driver causes M6 smash after falling asleep at the wheel

This is the shocking moment a speeding truck driver ploughed into a stationary car, sending it into a second vehicle, at 43mph.
Dashcam footage shows the Eddie Stobart lorry crashing into the car on the M6 after the driver fell asleep at the wheel
The …

The horrifying moment an M6 lorry driver ploughs into cars after falling asleep at the wheel

This video shows the horrifying moment a lorry driver ploughs into two cars after falling asleep at the wheel on the M6.
The shocking incident left one woman with a fractured spine
Dashcam footage shows the moment 47-year-old Mariusz Wlazlo, crashed hi…

This is what happened when a Speke lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel on the M6

This is the horrifying moment a lorry driver who fell asleep at the wheel ploughed into two cars at over 40mph – leaving one woman with a fractured spine.
Dashcam footage released by West Midlands police shows the moment 47-year-old Mariusz Wlazlo, fro…

Home Bargains lorry wedged under railway bridge with roof ripped off as driver escapes crash unharmed

This Home Bargains lorry was captured wedged under a railway bridge with its roof completely ripped off.
Dramatic pictures show how the vehicle became stuck when it collided with the bridge near Sandwell and Dudley station just before 2pm today.
The dr…