The blue Ford Focus was pulled over by officers from the Lancs Road Police team after it was spotted with a damaged wing, headlight and bumper, inset.
An officer later tweeted images of the car on the team’s Twitter account.
The tweet said: “Vehicle stopped on the M55 leaving Blackpool. Driver claimed to have had a collision some three weeks prior and had continued to drive the vehicle in it’s current “safe” condition.”
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The driver was reported for using a vehicle in a dangerous condition and issued a prohibition.