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Giant bug causes car crash along Long Lane, Hermitage

Police urge public to avoid non-essential journeys

Jonathan Ashby

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Giant bug causes car crash in Thatcham

A GIANT insect caused a single car crash along the B4009 near Fishers Lane, Hermitage, this afternoon, resulting in police, fire engines and an ambulance being called. 

The driver and three passengers were driving 10 miles to walk a dog when the winged bug entered the car, causing the driver to crash. 

All four people were discharged at the scene.

In a tweet, Thames Valley Police Roads Policing said it was clearly an avoidable journey and urged the public to stay at home to reduce the spread of coronavirus. 

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  • ThatchamMan

    06/04/2020 - 11:32

    Clearly not following any of the current guidance (4 people in car not from same household) and a perfect example of why people should NOT be driving somewhere to exercise/walk dogs! The bug didn't cause the crash, excessive speed and not being in control of your vehicle did. Lucky that the roads were quiet do no one else was involved.

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  • brunin the bear

    06/04/2020 - 11:07

    sad needless death of an innocent insect....

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  • NORTHERN MONKEY

    06/04/2020 - 10:01

    THOUGHTLESS, SELFISH IDIOT . HOPE YOUR INSURANCE DOESN'T PAY OUT. TRY THINKING OF OTHERS INSTEAD OF YOURSELF !!!!

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  • louise

    06/04/2020 - 08:40

    Waste of precious emergency service resources. Is she not being fined under the Lockdown laws too?

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