Swan disrupts rush-hour traffic in Leicester
A renegade swan disrupted morning rush-hour traffic after going walkabout in Leicester city centre.
The animal was photographed by commuter Marta Masia sauntering along the A47 St Nicholas Circle, by the Holiday Inn hotel, at 8am on Tuesday.
It looked without a care in the world as it occupied a whole lane to itself, yards from the River Soar.
Motorists were careful to avoid the unexpected fellow road user.
It is thought the swan managed to steer clear of harm and eventually made its way off the carriageway.
A spokesman for Leicester ATC said the incident was not caught on its cameras and... read more
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