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Shocking pictures show lorry driver's lucky escape after thugs throw sandbag off Yorkshire motorway bridge

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Mindless thugs threw a sandbag off a motorway bridge in Yorkshire - smashing a HGV's windscreen.

The shocking incident happened on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 at Tingley on Friday night.

Mindless thugs threw a sandbag off a motorway bridge in Yorkshire - smashing a HGV's windscreen.

Mindless thugs threw a sandbag off a motorway bridge in Yorkshire - smashing a HGV's windscreen.

The filled sandbag was thrown over the Thorpe Lane bridge.

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The driver suffered minor injuries from the impact but managed to move his vehicle to the hard shoulder.

Police have warned that the attack could have resulted in a fatality.

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Mindless thugs threw a sandbag off a motorway bridge in Yorkshire - smashing a HGV's windscreen.

Mindless thugs threw a sandbag off a motorway bridge in Yorkshire - smashing a HGV's windscreen.