A MOTORIST has been criticised by police after being distracted by a large bug and crashing his car during a 10-mile journey to walk his dog yesterday afternoon.
Noone was hurt when the Vauxhall Corsa, carrying three friends as well as the dog, veered off a country road.
Thames Valley Police Roads Policing tweeted: ‘Driver of this car crashed on the B4009 Thatcham due to a large bug flying in!
‘They were driving 10 miles from home to walk their dog, three friends in the car.
‘Discharged at at scene. Police, fire and ambulance attended. Clearly an avoidable journey! @TVP-WestBerks STAYATHOME!’