The strange case of deception came to light when Adam Tuss, a reporter with NBC Washington, tracked the car down and found that it was actually being driven by a man disguised as a beige and black car seat and holding the steering wheel low.
"I looked out and I said, 'Oh my God, there's a guy in a seat costume,'" says Mr Tuss, according to NBC Washington. "How's that possible? Your brain can't get around it for a second."
When Mr Tuss tapped on the window and tried to talk to the driver, he didn't say a word and drove past a yellow light, reports NBC Washington.
His tweet has been liked almost 3,500 times and has made many laugh.
The man in the costume was not made available for a comment. Click for more trending news
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