Catalan police intercepted a vehicle which was being driven in the wrong direction on the A-2 main road in the Cornellá area.
Witnesses had reported the vehicle travelling in the wrong direction, and emitting sparks as it moved along.
The vehicle had travelled for 35 kilometres in the opposing direction, and was driving in the middle lane of three when the officers managed to stop the vehicle.
Not only had the vehicle been driving into oncoming traffic, it was also missing the tyre on the front wheel by the time the officers had stopped it.
The driver, a 38-year-old Spanish man, a resident of Sant Boi de Llobregat, was breathalysed at the scene and gave a test result of 1.01 mg / L of expired air.