POLICE caught a driver speeding at almost 150mph on a motorway.

PC Martin Willis, who is also known as Motorway Martin on Twitter, spotted a vehicle doing more than double the speed limit on the M62 in the early hours of this morning.

It was at 12.27am and the officer clocked the driver going past him at 149mph.

PC Willis said on Twitter: "Dangerous, thoughtless and stupid are some of the words to describe this speed recorded on the M62 tonight."