Drunk driver in JCB emblazoned with 'yeehaa" pulled by police on major Sheffield road

A drunk driver who was spotted driving a JCB digger emblazoned with the word ‘yeehaa’ on one of Sheffield’s busiest roads has been arrested by police.

Sunday, 13th October 2019, 2:16 pm
Updated Sunday, 13th October 2019, 5:16 pm
The JCB was stopped on Penistone Road.

The bright yellow digger was pulled over on the A61 Penistone Road earlier today by police who saw the vehicle drive through a red light.

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The bucket of the vehicle was emblazoned with the word ‘yeehaa’ in white spray paint.

A spokesman for Sheffield Central & North West Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “I think we’d all agree that drink driving is a stupid thing to do, even more so if you choose to do it in a bright yellow digger, then go through a red light, all in front of a police car.

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The vehicle was stopped in the Hillsborough area on the in bound carriageway of the A61.