A motorist who became panicked by a spider in their car ended up causing a head-on crash when they took their eyes off the road.
Derbyshire Police posted a picture of the wrecked cars after the crash on the A50 in Derbyshire which left both drivers suffering minor injuries.
The driver of the silver Citroen Saxo ploughed into a red car which was parked in a layby when they tried to catch the unwelcome bug.
A50 Westbound on Sunday. No doubt some of you got caught up in the tailbacks from this collision. Silver car driver trying to catch a spider whilst driving collides with red car in layby. Minor injuries. Reported for driving without due care and attention. #DriveToArrive pic.twitter.com/o8x4Kdr2QJ— Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit (@DerbyshireRPU) October 22, 2019
Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit tweeted: “A50 Westbound on Sunday.
“No doubt some of you got caught up in the tailbacks from this collision.
“Silver car driver trying to catch a spider whilst driving collides with red car in layby.
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“Minor injuries. Reported for driving without due care and attention.”
Social media users were quick to share the post and add their reaction to the bizarre crash.
Graham Galloway tweeted: “Hope the spider was ok?"
Jack Foreman added: “If he so stupid as to try to catch a spider & cause that amount of damage to both vehicles, he is too stupid to be allowed to continue to drive.
“Due Care & Attention doesn't even begin to approach the imbecility.”