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Insurers stung for wasp truck crash

Insurers have been stung for a 110,000 GBP motorway prang - after a lorry driver was attacked by a wasp.

Trucker Heinz Langer, 23, overturned his HGV after he was stung on the thigh by the insect and suffered a severe allergic reaction.

His lorry spun out of control and left mangled wreckage over all three lanes of the motorway in Kirchlengern, Germany.

The driver survived the accident with just cuts and bruises but was rushed to hospital for emergency treatment to his allergy to wasp venom.

"His body started to swell up and suddenly he couldn't breathe and he just lost control of the truck," said a hospital worker.

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