[25 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Tracked With TV Appeal
TV appeal to track the lorry driver who dragged a motorcyclist
along a motorway, and only stopped to throw away the wreckage, has
thrown up new leads.
than 150 people called the BBC’s Crimewatch programme and
Warwickshire police last night with information about the incident
on the M40 in November.
Cobbledick, aged 43, from Rossendale in Lancashire was on the M40
southbound just before junction 16 when he was killed at 6.30am.
Piaggio motor scooter was hit by a lorry driver and dragged along
say the driver of the lorry only stopped to remove the mangled
wreckage of the bike from the nearside of his cab, and drove off
Cobbledick was killed from his injuries and police set up a
special incident room to investigate.
Colin Rust thanked the callers for the response, and said that
there had been a positive lead from the fresh appeal.
can also call the Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555111.
would still appeal for anyone who may have information, no
matter how small that is to contact our incident room on 01926
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