Driver crashes into lorry after being dazzled by sun

A driver had a lucky escape after crashing into a stationary vehicle.

The incident happened in Colburn on Sunday morning.

The driver of the blue Kia hit a stationary lorry.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “Rule 237 of the Highway Code  says that drivers need to slow down or pull over if they are dazzled by bright sunlight.

“This driver failed to and hit a stationary truck in Colburn earlier today; thankfully no injuries but it could have been much worse.

“Please take care when driving”