Driver arrested after crashing and abandoning car in the middle of the M1
Date of alert:
Thursday, 17 March 2022
Shortly before 9.30pm on March 14, Derbyshire Police’s road policing unit reported they were attending a crash on the M1.
Officers said the occupants of the crashed car fled into some nearby fields, leaving the car blocking a motorway lane.
The unit tweeted: “Driver and passenger located using the capabilities of the Derbyshire rural crime team’s drone. Not drunk or drugged, just completely reckless. Reported to court.”