CINCINNATI — Police say it was a cicada that prompted a car to crash in Cincinnati on Monday evening.
According to Cincinnati police, the crash happened when a cicada flew through an open car window, causing the driver to then hit a pole along Riverside Drive.
The Cincinnati Police Department tweeted about the crash shortly after 6:50 p.m. The condition of the driver was not specified.
This year’s batch of cicadas, commonly referred to as Brood X, have been emerging throughout the Midwest after spending 17 years underground.