Drunk HGV driver could have caused "catastrophic" disaster after making a U-turn on the M6 in Cumbria



A DRUNK HGV driver, who could have caused a "catastrophic" disaster after making a U-turn on the M6 in Cumbria, has been spared jail.
Martin Vincent Kelly was more than three times the drink-drink limit when he did a U-turn on the M6 at Shap, Furness Magistrates' Court was told.
The Barrow court heard how another motorist was forced to take evasive action by mounting the grass verge to get his car out of the way of the Volvo Euro 500 HGV.
Luckily there was no collision and no-one was injured in the terrifying incident on August 12.
Kelly, 32, had drunk a quarter-bottle of vodka... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 43
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