'Runaway' bin lorry stops inches from house
- 22 August 2013
- From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire
A bin lorry has ploughed over a lamppost and stopped inches from a house on a street in South Yorkshire.
The lorry, operated by the Veolia company, crashed on Tunwell Avenue in the Ecclesfield area of Sheffield during the morning.
South Yorkshire Police said they were investigating. No-one was injured.
Veolia apologised and said it would carry out an immediate investigation, adding it took "all health and safety matters extremely seriously".