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Derbyshire police find children not wearing seatbelts

Shocked police discover five children not wearing seat belts in the back of a car with a MOPED loaded on top of them

  • Derbyshire Police patrolling the M1 on Saturday pulled a Vauxhall Zafira 
  • Officers saw five children in the back of the car unrestrained by seat belts
  • The children had a pink moped sitting on top of them on the car’s back seat
  • The children were all aged between seven and 16 according to officers  

Shocking police footage shows the moment stunned officers found five children unrestrained in the back of a car – with a moped loaded on top of them.

Derbyshire Police officers pulled over a woman, in her 30s, driving a Vauxhall Zafira along the M1 motorway on Saturday night.

Body-cam video shows traffic cops opening the rear door to find several youngsters – aged between seven and 16 – ‘completely unrestrained’ in the back.

Police pulled over a Vauxhall Zafira on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire on Saturday night where they saw five children unrestrained in the back sitting underneath a pink moped

Police pulled over a Vauxhall Zafira on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire on Saturday night where they saw five children unrestrained in the back sitting underneath a pink moped 

The woman from Doncaster, South Yorkshire was pulled over near Worksop at 10.20pm on Saturday

The woman from Doncaster, South Yorkshire was pulled over near Worksop at 10.20pm on Saturday

The woman from Doncaster, South Yorkshire was pulled over near Worksop at 10.20pm on Saturday 

Derbyshire Police contacted their colleagues in South Yorkshire to make a safeguarding referral about the safety of the children

Derbyshire Police contacted their colleagues in South Yorkshire to make a safeguarding referral about the safety of the children

Derbyshire Police contacted their colleagues in South Yorkshire to make a safeguarding referral about the safety of the children 

They can be seen buried beneath a pink moped, which had been piled on top of them, before they were taken home safely in another vehicle.

The force said the woman, of Doncaster, South Yorkshire was stopped near junction 30 of the M1, near Worksop, Derbyshire, at around 10.20pm.

She was reported for driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition, having an insecure load and not being in proper control of the vehicle.

Safeguarding referrals have also been made to South Yorkshire Police.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit wrote on Twitter: ‘M1. When you think you’ve seen it all…watch this video.

‘Five small children completely unrestrained in the back of a Zafira, with a moped, yes, a moped, loaded on top of them.

‘Driver reported to court. Children removed to safety in another vehicle. Social services referral made.’ 


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