Derbyshire police release image after driver falls asleep on the M1 and smashes car into concrete pillar

Derbyshire police have released this image after a driver fell asleep at the wheel on the M1 motorway.

Monday, 23rd May 2022, 8:38 am

Officers from the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit say the driver fell asleep at the wheel whilst driving home in the early hours of the morning over the weekend.

Miraculously, nobody was injured in the smash, with police saying that modern car safety technology had saved lives again

But although the driver escaped injury, they did not escape the law – and has been reported to the court

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The incident happened after the driver fell asleep at the wheel on the M1

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