CINCINNATI — Police in Cincinnati say a cicada is to blame in a crash Monday evening.
The Cincinnati Police Department tweeted photos of the crash, which happened around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Police say a cicada flew through an open window, striking the driver in the face.
The impact caused the driver to drive off the road, striking a pole. According to WLWT, the driver suffered minor injuries, but the car is a total loss.
Trillions of Brood X cicadas are emerging from the ground across the Midwest and eastern United States after a 17-year hibernation.