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Police probe video of boy apparently driving lorry on motorway

The video is understood to have been taken on the M1 near Dungannon.

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A stock picture of a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) logo badge in Belfast Northern Ireland (Niall Carson/PA)

A stock picture of a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) logo badge in Belfast Northern Ireland (Niall Carson/PA)

A stock picture of a Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) logo badge in Belfast Northern Ireland (Niall Carson/PA)

Police are investigating a video that appears to show a child driving a lorry on a motorway.

The clip, which was apparently shared on Snapchat, is understood to have been filmed on the M1 motorway near Dungannon.

It shows a young boy in the driver’s seat of a lorry cab, apparently steering the vehicle as it drives along the motorway.

A male is audible in the background talking to the child.

The PSNI confirmed it was making inquiries into the incident.

A spokesman said: “We have received a report and are aware of footage which has been shared on social media and are making inquiries.”

PA