A motorist allegedly clocked travelling at 89mph in a DeLorean on the A12 has denied he was trying to time travel.
Entrepreneur Nigel Mills had been accused of speeding in the car, made famous as being able to time travel in 1980s film trilogy Back to the Future once 88mph is reached.
But his drive to work on November 15 last year resulted in nothing more remarkable than a summons to Chelmsford Magistrates' Court for allegedly breaking the speed limit.
The 55-year-old denied the charge back in June and it was postponed because both officers were on annual leave.
But the trial was thrown out of court on Wednesday last week (September 7) with prosecutor Ann Abel offering no evidence because they were again away.
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