A SPORTS car was pulled over by police after a child was allegedly spotted in the footwell.

A lime green Lamborghini Huracan was stopped in Manchester Road, at around 11.45am on Saturday, officers said. 

Traffic officers for Greater Manchester Police said checks revealed the driver not to be covered on the insurance of the car - which can reach top speeds of 212 mph and go from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds.

A 27-year-old man was given a summons to appear at court on suspicion of having no insurance and carrying a passenger in a dangerous manner.

GMP Traffic tweeted: "ME11 had just left the last one when he spotted this Lamborghini Huracan being driven with a child in the footwell!

"Checks revealed driver not to be covered on the insurance.

"Policy stated any driver over 30 unfortunately he's 27!

"Driver reported for all offences #opdriveinsured."