An 80-year old German motorist obediently followed the directions his new in-car navigation system gave him. To the very letter. No matter what.
"The driver was following the orders from his navigation system and even though there was a sufficient number of warnings and barricades, he continued his journey into the construction site," a police spokeswoman told Reuters.
"His trip finally ended when he wound up crashing into a pile of sand," she added.
The driver and his wife escaped uninjured from the collision, which occurred on a motorway near Hamburg.
This illustrates that new technology can't solve all major problems. In this case, the age-old problem that has plagued wheeled transportation since the beginning of time is still operational. The nut behind the wheel is loose.