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Spider Is Cause of Accident at Burr and Burroughs

A woman reportedly flipped her car after spotting a spider.

A woman reportedly flipped her car this morning at the intersection of Burroughs Way and Burr Road in Maplewood after spotting a spider crawling on her.

According to Maplewood Fire Department Deputy Captain Tom McNulty, the woman, a resident of East Orange, suffered only minor injuries. She was transported to St. Barnabas Medical Center. 

McNulty said that the accident occurred when the driver saw a spider  crawling on her arm, swerved her Toyota Venza and hit a tree, flipping it over.

The accident occurred around 7:50 a.m.

Graceadele October 01, 2011 at 08:06 PM
The spider was only hitching a ride.
James Whitney Fine October 04, 2011 at 09:49 AM
What a tangled web she wove!

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