Driver Crashes Car, Blames Spider

Passenger was injured in Michigan crash
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 9, 2017 7:31 PM CDT
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(Newser) – A person can't be blamed for how they react when they're surprised by a spider, right? The passenger in a car driven by a 26-year-old Michigan man might beg to differ. The man veered off the road and through a ditch and heavy brush in northern Michigan Sunday morning before crashing into some trees, MLive reports. He told deputies he lost control of the car after noticing a spider on the visor above his head, Fox 17 reports. He escaped unscathed, but his 29-year-old female passenger suffered a wrist injury. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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