Peterborough lorry driver arrested on drug driving charge after crash on A1M

An HGV driver from Yaxley has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after a serious crash on the A1M near Peterborough today.

Friday, 22nd September 2017, 4:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 12:06 pm
The scene on the A1M

Police and ambulance crews were called to the northbound carriageway of the A1M near Sawtry at 11.33am today, Friday September 22.

A van overturned after a collision with a car transporter. Thankfully nobody was seriously injured, but two lanes of the carriageway were closed.

Police confirmed a man in his 20s from Huntingdonshire, who was driving the lorry, has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving.

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He remains in custody at Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough.

The lorry involved in the crash is owned by MRM Transport LTD of Broadway Yaxley.