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Crash victim named after A1 pile-up

Crash victim named after A1 pile-up

7:28pm 12th January 2010

The man killed in yesterday's five vehicle pile-up on the A1 has now been named.

He was 69 year old Brian Pleace from Derbyshire, a van driver for a company in the home county.

He was driving his van when he hit the back of a coach pulling over onto the hard shoulder, where a second coach had brokedown.

As the van spun it was hit by two other HGV lorries.

North Yorkshire Police are now seeking a witness to the incident.

Someone driving a yellow or turquoise Mazda sounded their horn when passing by the crash.

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