An Impossible Accident

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Emergency services buzzed around the car like flies around carrion. Police officers with notebooks out shouted at road safety workers, arguing about the importance of preserving the scene versus reopening the motorway.

In the end, the police conceded and the car was hauled away. There was no evidence to be gathered, nothing but the testimony of the other drivers and the distant, poorly angled CCTV video.

They handed the footage off to experts. They even showed it to a magician. The conclusion was unanimous.

In the middle of the motorway, the driver of the car had vanished from his seat.


Word Count: 100

This is for Friday Fictioneers. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for running the challenge and Kent Bonham for providing the prompt photo!

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  1. Another unique take on the prompt. Well done. Minor observation, surfaces confused me, even after re-reading opening sentences, it was only after next sentence I interpreted surfaces as a spell-checked services. πŸ˜‰

    P.S. It wasn’t the Great Dynamo’s latest stunt was it?!

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