'Reckless' Mercedes seized by police in Preston after driver is caught without insurance, MOT or tax

A Mercedes has been seized in Preston after police discovered that the driver had no insurance, tax or MOT certificate.

Thursday, 20th June 2019, 1:00 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th June 2019, 2:00 pm
This Mercedes was seized in London Way (A6), Preston after a police check revealed that it had no insurance, tax or MOT
This Mercedes was seized in London Way (A6), Preston after a police check revealed that it had no insurance, tax or MOT

The driver was stopped in London Way (A6), near the Capitol Centre, this morning (June 20).

The black Mercedes A140 was pulled over by officers from the Tactical Operations (Tac Ops) division of Lancashire Police during a routine patrol.

Roadside checks revealed that the driver did not have a driving licence or valid insurance.

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Further checks also revealed that all four tyres were bald and the car did not have a valid MOT certificate.

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This Mercedes was seized in London Way (A6), Preston after a police check revealed that it had no insurance, tax or MOT
Roadside checks revealed that the Mercedes also had four bald tyres