Sir Chris Hoy 'saved' by gritter lorry driver after his car leaves road in icy conditions

Track cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy found himself in difficulty after icy conditions and heavy snow swept across the UK

Sir Chris Hoy and council gritter driver Stevie Fallon

(Image credit: Dumfries and Galloway Council/Twitter)

Sir Chris Hoy was 'saved' by the driver of council gritting lorry in Scotland on Thursday, as his car went off the road.

The six-time Olympic track sprint champion found himself in difficulty after his car left the road at Greenhill Stairs, Dumfries and Galloway.

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