A van driver was killed in Calais this morning as a result of a migrant blockage on the A16. The Polish-registered vehicle collided with one of three HGVs that had been stopped by tree trunks in the road at 3.45am this morning. The van caught fire upon impact, killing the driver. The incident occured between junctions 49 and 50 of the A16; around 15km from Calais. Nine migrants of Eritrean origin are said to have been found in the back […]
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.
The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell.
Eurotunnel’s freight traffic volumes remained almost static in the Q3 2015, despite a summer of troubles in the port of Calais and further reports of “desperate” migrant activity in past days.