VIDEO: Watch as a dangerous HGV driver overtakes a van at North Lincolnshire level crossing

The HGV overtakes the van on a level crossing.
The HGV overtakes the van on a level crossing.

British Transport Police are looking to trace the driver of a van whose vehicle was overtaken by a HGV at Ulceby level crossing in North Lincolnshire.

The incident took place just before 3.30pm on Tuesday, January, 5.

Investigating officer PC Michelle Pidgen said: “The driver of the van was forced to pull over and stop on the crossing after the HGV driver overtook him, at speed.

“We want to speak to anyone who witnessed what happened and appeal for the driver of the van and of the HGV to come forward.

“This was extremely dangerous driving that forced the person behind the wheel of the van to come to a stop on the level crossing. This could have had serious and potentially fatal consequences for both drivers. It is vital we trace the HGV and speak to the drivers involved.”

If you have any information about the incident, please give us a call on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting reference PSUB/B9 of 14/01/16. Alternatively, information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

See the CCTV footage of the incident by clicking here: