Uninsured driver said he broke COVID lockdown rules to travel to Coventry from Exeter to buy a kebab

Image credit: Twitter-@ASPRoadSafety

An uninsured motorist has been reported for various offences including breaking COVID-19 restrictions when he was caught travelling between Coventry and Exeter.

The unnamed man was stopped by Avon and Somerset Roads Policing Unit, and found to be driving without a valid licence or insurance.

When asked where he was travelling to, the man said he travelled all the way to Coventry from Exeter to buy a kebab.

The man was reportedly travelling in the vehicle with his wife and two young children.

Highlighting the offences on their official Twitter account, Avon and Somerset Roads Policing Unit (@ASPRoadSafety), said: "RTC on the M5 at Portishead. The driver had no licence or insurance.

"He had his wife and 2 young children in the vehicle. They were returning to Exeter from Coventry where they had travelled to buy a kebab.

"Driver reported for various offences including the COVID breach."

Twitter users jumped all over the feed to air their views, with one saying: "I hope the kebab was good. What a clown."

Another wrote: "350 miles for a kebab? Do they really expect anybody to believe that?"

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