Fire extinguisher on the A38
COPS had to dash across a busy dual carriageway when drivers were spooked by an unusual item in the road.
Five panicked motorists called the police to report a fire extinguisher on the A38 near Marsh Mills.
Drivers also had to dodge a tyre which was also in the northbound carriageway yesterday afternoon.
A police spokeswoman said officers were called to the scene at around 2.15pm.
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The road was cleared within 15 minutes and no major incidents were reported as a result of the discarded items.