A police officer in England held onto a wrecked van teetering on the edge of an icy bridge Friday morning, in an effort to keep the vehicle and the trapped driver inside from plunging onto a roadway below.
West Yorkshire Police said PC Martin Willis was the first to arrive at a multi-car crash just before 6 a.m. on the A1, a north-south thoroughfare in England. Willis, a road policing officer with 10 years experience, said he found the van had crashed through a barrier and was hanging over the bridge. Inside, a man was upside down.
1st on the scene of this collision on the #A1M this morning and faced with a vehicle balancing over the edge of a bridge with the driver trapped! After holding on to the vehicle to stop it swaying in the wind I can’t begin to desribe my relief when @WYFRS arrived on scene! pic.twitter.com/E8ilktlOl7
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