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Piece of concrete hits through the windshield and kills driver in Nottinghamshire

A piece of concrete breaks through the windshield and kills the driver after a truck is spotted throwing away its load

  • Driver in Thoresby, Nottinghamshire, died after concrete hit their windshield
  • On Tuesday morning, the large piece of stone hit the windshield
  • Police are looking for a beige truck that may have thrown the cargo nearby

A driver was killed after a piece of concrete hit their windshield in Nottinghamshire yesterday.

Police were called on a road near the M1 in Thoresby just before noon on Tuesday.

The driver of the car, a gray Hyundai, was pronounced dead on the spot.

Police and forensic teams were at the scene of the Thoresby crash in Nottinghamshire on Tuesday after a slab of concrete crashed through a windshield and killed the driver of a gray Hyundai.

Police and forensic teams were at the scene of the Thoresby crash in Nottinghamshire on Tuesday after a slab of concrete crashed through a windshield and killed the driver of a gray Hyundai.

Agents try to track down a truck that may have thrown its cargo nearby around the time of the tragic collision.

Louise Melbourne, of the Serious Collision Investigation Unit of the Nottinghamshire Police Service, said: “A driver has lost his life as a result of this incident and we will do everything we can to find out how it happened.

“We are attractive to anyone who may have seen a large beige colored cab truck that throws its load into the collision area.

The road was closed for most of Tuesday due to investigative work being carried out

The road was closed for most of Tuesday due to investigative work being carried out

The road was closed for most of Tuesday due to investigative work being carried out

“We are also attractive to dashcam images that can show this vehicle.”

Netherfield Lane remained closed until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday when agents conducted investigative work

Anyone with information to assist in the investigation should call Nottinghamshire Police Department at 101, quoting incident number 275 dated July 7, 2020.

MailOnline approached the Nottinghamshire police for further comment.

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