Police left shocked as man spotted riding electric scooter along M1 near Sheffield

Police officers were deployed to the M1 after a man was spotted riding an electric scooter along the motorway in South Yorkshire.

Tuesday, 19th January 2021, 12:13 pm

South Yorkshire Police said it was a ‘recipe for disaster’.

Officers seized the scooter for having no insurance and reported the 34-year-old rider.

The force said: “Just when we think we've seen it all...

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A man was found riding along the M1 in South Yorkshire on an electric scooter

“Numerous calls from drivers reporting somebody riding up the M1 on an e-scooter!

“Pitch black, raining, poor visibility equals a recipe for disaster.”

He was stopped near Junction 35.

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