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Streetview Disaster

An unlikely glitch in a Google Streetview sequence captured on Route 30 in Rankin Pennsylvania.

The current theory is that the an orange bag snagged on the camera array. This would also explain the blurred, unusually large text overlaying the view. Maybe the StreetView-blocking British villagers could deploy a barrage of wind-born privacy prophylactics in their next campaign.

Further discussion is available in the Reddit comment thread.

Here's a screen capture for posterity, in case the glitch is fixed:

October 22 2009 at 3 AM