MPV’s four-mile run­away

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A Net­work Rail (NR) Mul­tiPur­pose Ve­hi­cle (MPV) ran out of con­trol for around four miles af­ter it struck a tree branch near Kirk­caldy at around 0430 on Oc­to­ber 17, it has been re­ported.

The in­ci­dent hap­pened dur­ing Storm Ophe­lia. NR spokesman Nick King said that the col­li­sion dis­abled the brakes on the MPV, caus­ing it to run back to­wards Kirk­caldy. There were no re­ports of in­juries, and Mr King added that the in­ci­dent was still un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

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