UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania.
Troopers from Uniontown say the 35-year-old woman was driving on a South Union Township road just before 5 p.m. Tuesday when she noticed the bird pecking at the lid of her coffee cup. The woman says she struck the guardrail when she glanced down to see what the bird was doing.READ MORE: Police Arrest Kareem Welton For Several Hit-And-Runs In Philadelphia, Including Crash That Killed Woman In Center City
The woman told police that the bird likes to drink coffee — and they also found bird seed in a cup holder next to the coffee and a few feathers nearby.READ MORE: Montgomery County Summer Camp Closes Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
Police say the woman broke her arm and had facial cuts because her air bag deployed.
The bird was safely removed from the vehicle.MORE NEWS: 2 Men Injured, 1 In Critical Condition, After Allegheny West Shooting: Police
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