A Domino’s driver has been suspended after photos were taken of his filthy delivery vehicle.
The unnamed worker’s car was littered with piles of rubbish – including coffee cups full of cigarettes and old food wrappers.
He also had mounds of receipts, pastries and other old bits of rubbish strewn across the floor, seats and dashboard.
Shocked witness Hannah King took a series of photos after coming across the vehicle while in Taunton, Somerset, and sent it to bosses at the popular chain.
Hannah, 33, of Yeovil, Somerset, said she was so shocked by the state of the vehicle, which she claims was parked opposite Domino’s, that she tweeted the franchise.
She said: ‘Domino’s acceptable state for a Taunton delivery driver’s car? Costa cup full of fag butts to name but one.’
She added: ‘It is just vile. I am just shocked that someone, let alone a food delivery driver, could let their car get to that state.
‘It’s vile inside and I can’t imagine the germs festering in there while food is being transported.
‘And how did the store manger or staff not see it? He’s been reported before for the state of his car so clearly nothing was done then.’
The photographs were reportedly taken at around 4pm on Tuesday.
Hannah had not ordered pizza from the takeaway and was just passing when she noticed the delivery vehicle.
Domino’s confirmed the driver in question had now been suspended pending an investigation.
Louise Butler, a spokesperson for Domino’s commented: ‘Our delivery drivers are expected to maintain a high level of vehicle cleanliness at all times, and whilst an isolated incident, this is clearly wholly unacceptable.
‘The colleague concerned has been suspended with immediate effect pending an investigation and we’ve been in touch with Ms. King to offer our apologies, which she has accepted.
‘We’ve also reminded the store of the importance of maintaining brand standards with regular car spot checks to prevent a re-occurrence.’