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Photo shows shocking state of tyre after driver's A47 blow out

PUBLISHED: 18:56 19 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:04 20 May 2019

Police were called to remove a broken down vehicle from the A47 Mulbarton and discovered the illegal tyres. Photo: South Norfolk Police

Police were called to remove a broken down vehicle from the A47 Mulbarton and discovered the illegal tyres. Photo: South Norfolk Police

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Norfolk Police have shared an image showing the shocking state of one Norfolk driver's tyres after a blow out on the A47.

Police were called to remove a broken down vehicle from the A47 Mulbarton and discovered the illegal tyres. Photo: South Norfolk PolicePolice were called to remove a broken down vehicle from the A47 Mulbarton and discovered the illegal tyres. Photo: South Norfolk Police

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Officers were called to the A47 near Mulbarton on Sunday evening to deal with a broken down vehicle, caused by a tyre blow out.

On further inspection police discovered the tyres had no visible tread remaining, an offence punishable by a £10,000 fine and loss of licence.

PC Jason Selvarajah, South Norfolk Police, tweeted: "PC Stu Barnard Beat Manager for Costessey called to deal with a broken down vehicle on the A47 Multbarton Vehicle had stopped due to suffering a blow out. Traffic offence report submitted after tyres were examined and found to be defective."

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