Taxi lands on Jeep in Long Eaton after 'swerving to avoid cat'

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The taxi landed on the parked car in Shakespeare Street after avoiding a cat

A taxi and a cat had a lucky escape after a driver swerved to avoid the animal and landed on top of a parked car, police said.

Derbyshire Police were called to the scene at Shakespeare Street, Long Eaton, at about 03:55 BST on Monday.

On Twitter Erewash Response Unit said the taxi driver avoided hitting the cat but ended up "parking on top of a Jeep".

Nobody was injured and the drivers swapped details, the force said.

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Police said the "impressive" parking resulted in no injuries

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