CAIRO, N.Y. – A New York woman crashed her car, but for a pretty uncommon reason ... she saw a spider while driving.
KWQC reports that the woman is "deathly afraid" of spiders, so when she saw the eight-legged intruder while our running errands, authorities say she panicked.
The woman apparently veered off the road and crashed into a stone wall, totaling her car.
Authorities say the woman was taken to a hospital for a leg injury.
“We know that it is easier for some drivers than others but PLEASE, try to teach new drivers and yourselves to overcome the fear and pull over to a safe place,” a post from the Cairo Police Department reads. “Lives depend on it.”