Police release footage of A1 HGV crash involving driver who fell asleep after drinking whisky and Coke at wheel


 

An HGV driver who drank whisky and then fell asleep at the wheel before colliding with the central reservation, has lost his licence. Lauri Martel, 40, was arrested by police in a layby on the A1M northbound near Peterborough, after being breathalysed and found to be almost twice the legal drink drive limit. Officers were alerted by the public after Martel’s Scania lorry was seen swerving across the road on Tuesday morning (11 May). Inside the driver’s cab was a […]