Boy, 17, arrested for driving wrong way down South Yorkshire motorway

Police arrested a 17-year-old boy who was caught driving the wrong way down the M18.

By Lloyd Bent
Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 2:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 15th April 2020, 2:12 pm

The box was driving a blue Vauxhall Astra entered the motorway near Doncaster.

South Yorkshire Police say he then drove the wrong way down the carriageway before driving away from police when he was spotted.

He drove on the motorway for about 12 miles before leaving and moving onto A roads.

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Police had to drive into the boy to stop him.

Police were forced to drive into the boy’s car to stop him and prevent harm to the public.

Police had to drive into the boy to stop him.