Only in America: The pizza guy who used emergency lights to deliver faster

A pizza delivery man is busted for abusing emergency lights to make deliveries faster — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The pizza guy who used emergency lights to deliver faster
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A South Carolina pizza delivery man has been arrested after allegedly speeding through the streets with flashing emergency lights in order to make his deliveries faster. Thomas Reid, a volunteer with a rescue squad, was busted after a 911 call about a motorist wearing a Pizza Hut shirt using emergency lights and driving recklessly.

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