Woman arrested driving on 3 tires in UK

Posted at 11:18 AM, Feb 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-03 13:18:01-05

UK police stopped a woman driving to London on only three tires and said she had almost three times the legal limit of alcohol in her bloodstream.

The unnamed woman was pulled over at 3:30 a.m., Sunday, near St. Albans, 19 miles northwest of London. Police said she had three good tires and was driving on the rim of the fourth.

She 'had no idea that she'd lost the tyre and thought her car had broken down," they said. "[The] discs were glowing bright red when stopped", they added on Twitter.



"Unfortunately the lady felt we should be doing more worthwhile tasks like arresting terrorists," they said.

Police said a later breathalyzer showed the woman had a blood-alcohol content reading of almost three times the legal limit for driving.