Lorry drivers have been praised for their quick thinking by Warwickshire police after they shadowed an elderly driver who was travelling the wrong way down the M6. The driver was spotted travelling north on the southbound M6 carriageway near Bedworth and lorry drivers were quick to alert motorway users.
The motorist was taken to hospital for treatment for an unspecified medical episode.
In a statement issued via Twitter, the Central Motorway Police Group gave praise to the lorry drivers for their “excellent work” in warning oncoming traffic and preventing a serious accident.
The incident took place at around 11pm on the 23rd January between junction 3 at Bedworth and junction 4 near Coleshill.