Graz makes the odd news… sort-of

I was surprised to find this tidbit on the “Odd News” wire:

An 87-year-old man accidently drove the wrong way for seven kilometres (four miles) down an Austrian motorway before being stopped, police said Thursday.

No accident resulted from the ride on Wednesday night. The man said the rain and darkness had caused him to go in the wrong direction.

“It’s a miracle that there was no accident, especially since he kept scrupulously to his right and drove in the passing lane,” said Maximilian Ulrich, a police spokesman in the southeastern city of Graz.

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