Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

Lorry driver tasered in the mouth by police in Leeds after he drove wrong way up the M1 in 18-tonne truck during 50-mile chase

A lorry driver was tasered in the mouth by police after driving the wrong way up the M1 in a 50-mile chase in an 18-tonne heavy goods vehicle.
A court heard how it was a “miracle” no one was killed as Richard Lynch drove the truck the wrong up the mot…

Samantha Ford who drowned 'miracle' IVF twins in bath has been jailed

A mother who killed her own twin children by drowning them in the bath is starting a 10 year jail term today.
Samantha Ford, 38, killed her 23-month-old toddlers Jake and Chloe in the bath and then crashed her car into the back of a lorry at 100mph, la…

Lorry driver Peter Sanderson found not guilty of causing death of cyclist Craig Beharrell on Hessle Road

A lorry driver who was involved in a fatal crash on Hessle Road has been cleared of causing death by careless driving.
Peter Sanderson was in a collision with cyclist Craig Beharrell, 42, in the West Hull road at 7.35am on July 17, 2017.
Mr Beharrell, …

Memories of West Yorkshire Road Car Company buses that were once part of daily life across West Yorkshire

WITH their distinctive red and cream livery they once were a familiar sight across West and North Yorkshire.The West Yorkshire Road Car Company’s buses and coaches were last seen on our roads 30 years ago this week.
What had been one of the country’s m…

Recovery truck used to steal car from South Yorkshire garden centre

James Hudson’s white Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport Edition 40 was taken from the car park of Wentworth Garden Centre, in Rotherham, on Wednesday afternoon.

Mr Hudson said he worked at the centre and wondered if his car had been ‘stolen to order’.

Lorry leaves 'trail of destruction' in police chase along the M1

Published: 13:56 Thursday 18 July 2019

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Police were in pursuit of a lorry driven the wrong way along the M1 as it was driven towards Wakefield in the early hours of this morning.
The ‘suspicious’ lorry was initially spotted by D…

Lorry leaves 'trail of destruction' in dramatic police chase ending in Leeds

Police have told of the dramatic chase of a LGV which came to an end in Leeds when officers chased the culprits on foot and tasered them.
The vehicle was spotted in Derbyshire acting suspiciously while travelling northbound on the M1.
To stop it, polic…