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Coach ploughs into back of car abandoned by drink driver on M6 near Lancaster

A coach full of passengers smashed into a car abandoned on a live lane of the M6 near Lancaster.

The vehicle – a Vauxhall Vectra – was left without lights on in lane one in the early hours of Sunday morning (April 21).

A coach carrying passengers in that lane then ploughed into the back of the vehicle.

The coach damage was minor and no injuries were reported.

Emergency services attended the scene, and although the driver had left the scene, he was soon found nearby by police.

He was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and dangerous driving.

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