Disgusted police slam yob who threw concrete lump at lorry from A38 bridge

A lump of concrete has been thrown at a LORRY from a bridge in the Midlands. The jaw-dropping incident unfolded on the A38, in Derby, in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands. Shocked police officers who attended the scene to assess the damage done to the HGV say it is lucky nobody was killed.

A lorry was badly damaged when it was hit by a lump of concrete on the A38, Derbyshire Police has confirmed. The incident happened on the carriageway near to Markeaton Island at around 11.30pm last night (Tuesday). Cops have been left disgusted by the incident, claiming it was lucky everybody made it out alive.

Pictures released by the Derbyshire Roads Police Unit today show part of the lorry’s windscreen smashed minutes after the concrete was hurled at the vehicle, reports DerbyshireLive, our sister title situated in the east of the Midlands region.

Nobody has been arrested in connection with the incident and witnesses are being urged to come forward. Police slammed those responsible, saying “whoever did this needs to be in prison.”

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The tweet says: “A38 Markeaton. Around 2330hrs last night a lump of concrete was thrown over the pedestrian bridge linking Markeaton Park and Ashbourne Road.

“It hit the windscreen of a HGV, pure luck no one was killed.”

The tweet from the force then follows up with: “Whoever did this needs to be in prison.”

Anyone with information about last night’s incident should call police on 101 quoting reference number 1502 for September 1.

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