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Giant Christmas baubles break free from display, roll and bounce down the street, startling drivers


While most people are still breathing heavily from the Halloween celebrations and starting to consider their Thanksgiving plans, Christmas was very much on the minds of some Londoners this week.

This was particularly on the minds of surprised drivers, bikers and spectators as they tried to avoid being hit.

Two giant baubles from a Christmas display have apparently broken free from their installation.

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They were seen rolling, bouncing and smashing their way through a busy London street at night, smashing into objects along the way.

The shocked drivers pulled over, pulled over or tried to pull away, as video of the incident clearly shows.

Have you already taken out your Christmas decorations? Make sure they’re securely attached if you put them outside – watch what happened on a busy London street this week.
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Confused passers-by watched or tried to dodge the giant decorations.

“If you think early November is too early for Christmas decor, it looks like the two balls are okay,” said 9News in Australia – “with the truck-sized pair of ornaments filmed flying on Tottenham Court Road, away from their facility in St Giles’ Square.”

A giant bauble then continued on “its warpath” down the street, causing further surprise and havoc.

The video shows one of the trinkets slamming into a street pole as the wind blew it down the street.

Giant Christmas baubles break free from display, roll and bounce down the street, startling drivers

Giant balls roll down a busy London street this week, wreaking havoc and surprising drivers and onlookers.
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The ball’s outer casing can be seen breaking apart.

He then continued on “his warpath” down the street, causing more surprise and havoc.

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“The footage, believed to have been captured in the early hours of Monday, shows silver and white balls larger than the cars themselves driving surreal down the street,” Britain’s Telegraph noted.

Giant Christmas baubles break free from display, roll and bounce down the street, startling drivers

In London this week, “silver and white balls larger than the cars themselves are rolling surreal down the street”, as the UK’s Telegraph noted.
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November in the UK had a “shaky start”, the same source noted.

‘The Met Office has issued warnings of high winds and heavy rain’ which were expected to ‘batter parts of the UK’

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He also noted that “part of Brighton’s dilapidated West Pier collapsed overnight after being battered by Storm Claudio”.


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