Man arrested at crash scene after 'swerving to avoid an octopus'

(Last Updated On: February 5, 2019)

Update: The road is now clear. Emergency services have left the scene (the whereabouts of the octopus is unknown)

Emergency services are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on the A381 this evening, Tuesday 5th February.

The vehicle has overturned by the South Milton turning.

The driver has been arrested on suspicion of drug driving after stating he swerved to avoid an octopus.

Kingsbridge police stated on social media that the driver is currently in custody: “Emergency services are currently dealing with a single vehicle RTC on the A381 by the South Milton turn where a car has overturned.
The driver stated he swerved to avoid an octopus. He is currently in custody on suspicion of drug driving,”

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