Ben Squires

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Thu, 21 Jan, 2016

Man accidentally leaves wife at service station, drives 100km before realising

Man accidentally leaves wife at service station, drives 100km before realising

A tourist in Brazil is in hot water after accidentally leaving his wife at a service station.

The couple had been holidaying with their teenage son in Brazil and were on a road trip back to Argentina when the mistake reportedly occurred.

The man, identified as Walter, had pulled into a service station. His wife, Claudia, had been asleep in the back of the car but popped out to the shop to get a snack.

Walter, assuming she was still asleep, drove off without checking and it wasn’t until he had driven 100km that he realised his mistake. His son was reportedly absorbed in video games on his phone.

Bad mobile phone reception meant Claudia couldn’t get through to her family so staff at the petrol station called the police, who took her to the local station to wait for Walter.

Two hours later Walter arrived and Claudia was, understandably, not that impressed, kicking the car several times.

“She was very angry. She was moaning at him for taking so long to realise,” a  local traffic officer told the UK’s Telegraph. “There was no physical assault, but she was more upset when she saw the husband.”

We hope you got her some roses Walter! Gee whiz! 

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