A driver who blocked in a business with their “thoughtless” parking was given a harsh lesson when a forklift trucker picked up his hatchback and moved it across the street.
Mechanic Raja Rahim who works nearby spotted the dilemma and decided to film as two men got to work.
Rather than waiting for the owner, the 40-year-old was stunned when the duo ‘solved’ the problem and proceeded to pick up the Toyota Yaris and neatly positioning it into a space on the opposite side of the road.
Dad-of-five Raja admits it was probably for the best that he didn’t stay long enough to see the reaction of the commuter who returned to find their car mysteriously moved.
Raja said: “I think it’s hilarious. It’s just so funny. The guy asked me if it was my car and if I could get it moved but I told him it wasn’t.
“Half an hour passed then somebody just came with a forklift from the other entrance. Then they just picked it up and placed it over on the other side.”
Raja thinks that the commuter may have been attempting to dodge parking fares in Birmingham city centre.
Raja said: “We’re really close to the city centre and people don’t like paying for parking.
“I just thought it was quite funny to be honest. We have customers who park next to next door’s shutters. We tell them not to but they do it every day.
“I think a colleague of the forklift driver was there just hanging around with him. They waited for a bit of time then they must have just decided that they had to do that.
“I admit parking like that was quite a thoughtless thing to do. They parked right in front of the shutters.
“I didn’t wait for the driver to see their reaction but I really wanted to.
“I think he would have been confused because it was facing the other way on the other side of the road.