Stop that pumpkin! High winds cause havoc in WA

Heads (and eyes) were rolling when citizens of Peoria, Washington, spotted a giant, inflatable pumpkin bouncing through an intersection.

A runaway inflatable pumpkin caused havoc in WA.

A runaway inflatable pumpkin caused havoc in WA. Image by slgckgc / CC BY 2.0

Caught on cell phone video, heavy winds caused the 25ft, 350-pound pumpkin to break from its mooring, roll across an intersection and collide with a streetlight before rolling on down the street. The owners of the pumpkin received a call that their yard decoration was on the loose. After 40 minutes of searching, the owners found their wayward pumpkin stuck in a parking lot. Read more: king5.com and  watch the video here.

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