A brave cop frantically clung onto a smashed lorry to stop it plunging over the edge of a scaffold with the driver still caught inside.
Police Officer Martin Willis was the first to the crush on the A1(M) on Friday morning and found the truck dubiously adjusted over the motorway.
With the lorry unsafely near toppling over the edge and the driver truly harmed, the West Yorkshire activity officer clutched the vehicle with his uncovered hands until go down arrived.
He later posted two photographs via web-based networking media demonstrating the alarming accident scene, reports the Huddersfield Examiner.
PC Willis, known as Motorway Martin, kept on hanging on until the point when the fire benefit liberated the caught driver.
He stated: “First on the scene of this crash on the A1M toward the beginning of today and confronted a vehicle adjusting over the edge of an extension with the driver caught!
“In the wake of clutching the vehicle to stop it influencing in the breeze I can’t start to depict my help when West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue landed on the scene.”
He clutched the truck for around 15 minutes yet said it had felt a considerable measure longer.
His activities were lauded by supporters via web-based networking media.
One individual stated: “You sir merit an award for that. Well done.”
One asked, how on earth did that driver flip his vehicle over?
PC Willis, whose customary activity is watching the M62 in West Yorkshire, answered: “There was a reasonable piece of snow and ice on the carriageway…is extremely everything I can state.”
The driver was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with genuine however not hazardous wounds.
1st on the scene of this collision on the #A1M this morning and faced with a vehicle balancing over the edge of a bridge with the driver trapped! After holding on to the vehicle to stop it swaying in the wind I can't begin to desribe my relief when @WYFRS arrived on scene! pic.twitter.com/E8ilktlOl7
— Motorway Martin (@WYP_PCWILLIS) December 1, 2017
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service groups utilized ropes to drag the van to security.
“Crisis administrations worked staggeringly hard together toward the beginning of today to safeguard the driver of this vehicle on the A1(M),” a representative said.
“The male setback is recuperating in healing center after what more likely than not been a startling experience. We wish him well.”
Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff likewise went to the scene.
The crash occurred close intersection 44, for Aberford and Bramham.