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Police statement following release of M6 footage

Warwickshire Police have released a statement following ITV's coverage of dash-cam footage showing dangerous driving on the M6 near Corley services.

Inspector Gary Bridgewater of Warwickshire Police, said:

“We take such reports of dangerous driving very seriously, following the broadcast of ITV Centrals report into the incident; they have since passed the dash cam footage onto us.

We also encourage witnesses to report incidents of dangerous driving in the first instance; however, sufficient evidence such as vehicle registration details are required to support any investigation.

Officer would like to speak to anyone who may have information relating to the vehicle owners, or the registration details, to please contact Warwickshire Police on 101, quoting 134 of 20 October 2017."

– Inspector Gary Bridgewater of Warwickshire Police.

Service for firefighters who died in industrial fire 10 years ago

A service is taking place today to mark 10 years since the death of four firefighters in Warwickshire.

The men died in a fire at an industrial estate in Atherstone-on-Stour. More than 80 crew members worked through the night to tackle the blaze.

The church bells will be tolled four times before the service begins.

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