Police stop driver with mattress stuffed in car

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    Car with mattressImage copyright West Midlands Police
    Image caption “This brings a whole new meaning to mobile home,” police said

    A driver with a need for zzzs has been cautioned after being caught in the act taking his mattress for a ride.

    The not-so-fast, but very curious Vauxhall Astra was stopped by police in Birmingham, who were surprised to see the soft-top bunk on the road.

    “This brings a whole new meaning to mobile home,” the Billesley force posted on Twitter.

    The driver was stopped by officers in the south of the city on Wednesday.

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    Reacting to the post on Twitter, one user, Lee Charles, wrote: “Great padding for a potential crash though haha…. even if it caused the crash in the first place.”

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    Police are cracking down on inconsiderate drivers and parking in the area.

    The same day, Billesley Police tweeted another photo of a van parked over a zebra crossing.

    View the original article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-45101110


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