Motorist arrested after driving with tree embedded in car

Cops Arrest Man Who Drove With Tree Embedded in Car

Police in Illinois, America were faced with an interesting traffic stop recently after spotting a vehicle travelling along the road with a large tree embedded in its front grill.

A video, taken at 11:10pm on January 23 this year, shows how an officer from the Roselle police department spotted the bizarre hood ornament on the vehicle travelling in the opposite lane and immediately switched on his blues and twos and gave chase.

The driver of the damaged car obliged and pulled over to the side of the road, with the 15ft tree sticking proud above the bonnet. The airbags in the vehicle were also found to have been deployed.

The driver of the vehicle was later arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and the video was released by the local police department in an effort to dissuade motorists from drink driving.