Doncaster, UK: John Taylor The Wrong Way Lorry Driver On M18

Driver ‘endangered countless lives’ by driving lorry wrong way down M18 motorway near Doncaster 

A driver who ‘endangered countless lives through his reckless and dangerous actions’ by driving the wrong way of the M18 motorway in Doncaster has been jailed. John Taylor, of Riverside Traveller Park, Kirkhouse Green, was jailed for 28 months fo dangerous driving, breaching a suspended sentence and assaulting police officer after pleading guilty at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday. Taylor was driving a 7.5 ton lorry on Fishlake Nab when he failed to stop for offices. He then reversed into the police car several times before driving off in the direction of the M18. The 30-year-old drove into oncoming traffic and performed several U-turns on the Sheffield-bound carriageway. Investigating officer Det Con William McClean said: “He endangered countless lives that day through his reckless and dangerous actions. Source

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