Woman crashes car after being scared by a spider

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The driver of this Toyota Camry had a lucky escape after she was scared by a spider.

Yes, you read that correctly. She didn't end up upside down in a ditch because she swerved to avoid a deer or something similarly substantial, she managed to flip her car because of an itsy bitsy spider.

According to police, the woman admitted that she became spooked when she looked in her rear-view mirror to see a spider hanging from it. She was so distracted that she swerved to the side of the road and ended up on her roof.

Fortunately, the driver managed to escape injury in the incident, which happened in Portland, Oregon yesterday. However, police took the opportunity to remind motorists that the biggest cause of accidents is distraction and warned people to keep their eyes on the road.

The fate of the spider remains unknown...