Police find 10 passengers in people carrier on M1 near Barnsley
Four unrestrained children were among 10 passengers found when police officers stopped a people carrier on the M1 near Barnsley.
The seven seater Volkswagen Touran was stopped after it was spotted by a detective on the M1 near Barnsley.
Traffic officers were alerted to the vehicle and pulled it over.
South Yorkshire Police said: “The VW was subsequently stopped and found to be carrying 10 people inside it, including four unrestrained young children who were freely moving around the vehicle – all whilst it was travelling on the motorway.
“To top it off the driver also had no insurance.
“The vehicle was seized and the driver reported to court for a number of offences relating to insurance and the amount of people carried within the vehicle. The mind boggles.”