Driver attempts 80 mile journey on A47 to Wisbech in crash damaged car

Believe it or not, someone was actually driving this.

This crash damaged car was stopped by police on its way to Wisbech. Picture: NORFOLK CONSTABULARY.

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No front valance, a missing headlight and obvious crash damage - not to mention no number plate.

Police pulled over this accident waiting to happen on the A47 earlier this week.

The driver told incredulous officers he was on his way from Gorleston to Wisbech. He...
source: Wisbech Standard

2019-01-11 14:47
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