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

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

The filled sandbag was thrown over the Thorpe Lane bridge.

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READ: F1 legend Nigel Mansell backs Highways England tailgating campaign that gives nod to classic arcade game Space InvadersThe driver suffered minor injuries from the impact but managed to move his vehicle to the hard shoulder.

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

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.