Youngsters throwing items off bridge over busy Derbyshire A-road hit police motorbiker

Officers have asked parents to warn their children of the dangers of throwing items off road bridges after a police biker has hit by falling debris.

Monday, 7th March 2022, 7:51 am

Officers from the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit say children were seen throwing items from the overbridge on the A617 near Pleasley.

They said that items they threw caused damage to two vehicles and hit one of their own motorcyclists.

They added: “This behaviour can kill people. Appreciate these are the actions troubled individuals, but parents please consider a conversation about the dangers.”

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