Corny joke alert
Cambodian cops have detained a cow responsible for six traffic deaths, the Sun reports. The white bovine, standing at five feet, kicked off its tally by forcing a truck off the road on the outskirts of Phnom Penh earlier this year. The driver swerved to avoid the beast, and the resulting crash killed five and injured several …
That bloody Sheila's Wheel advert!
The trigger happy cops in the UK just shoot cows. They might be terrorists I suppose.
@ D Berkeley
what?! your cops have guns?! i thought they just clubbed everything to death!
you better hope they aren't watching too many reruns of US cop shows, or they'll be out trying to prove their "manliness" by wantonly shooting by-standers and those of non-white persuasion, then being exonerated by courts who are afraid to "set a precedent" that might "udermine citizens' faith in law enforcement."
The accidents were caused because the horns didn`t work. Pull the udder one! I must hoof it out of here as thereby hangs a tail.
Why is the cow taking all the flak for this? What about the numpties driving without due care and attention? It's not like you could easily miss seeing a 5ft high beast of burden (assuming you've got a roadworthy vehicle) - it sounds like the truck driver was carrying numerous people in the back of the pick-up, definitely not a good place to be if the wagon comes to an abrupt halt.
As cows are generally unaware of the rules of the road (such as may exist in Cambodia), it's a bit harsh blaming her for causing these deaths. Unless, of course, she is charging at road-users from the side? Or perhaps recreating in real life a scene from "Horace Goes Skiing"? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Horace#Horace_Goes_Skiing for the uninitiated)