[31 JAN 01]
CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Spreads Killer Hunt
nationwide poster campaign has been launched by Warwickshire
police to try and find the lorry driver responsible for killing a
motorcyclist on a motorway.
thousand posters are being distributed to lorry depots, lorry
parks, vehicle testing stations and weighbridges in a bid to find
the person responsible for the death of Ronald Cobbledick.
Cobbledick, aged 43, from Rossendale in Lancashire died on 30
October at 6.05am after his Piaggio scooter was hit by a lorry and
dragged along the southbound carriageway of the M40 near junction
say the driver only stopped to free the mangled wreckage from his
vehicle before carrying on.
appeal last week on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme yielded more
than 10 calls. Police are sifting through the information.
Mike Ricketts, deputy investigating officer, said:
distributing the posters to lorry bases and stops throughout the
country, we are appealing to a wide section of the road haulage
industry to help us identify the lorry we believe was involved.
are again appealing for the driver of the lorry featured on the
posted to come forward and contact us and would ask that anyone
who went past the collision but has not contacted us so far, to
call the incident room on 01926 415257.
piece of information, no matter how insignificant it may seem,
could help the investigating team.”
[25 JAN 01] MOTORCYCLIST KILLER
TRACKED WITH TV APPEAL