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Satnav leaves family stranded in Outback for three days

Ignore those 'Road Closed' signs, why don't you

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We bring you today's GPS navigation mishap hilarity news from Australia, where a family of four were trapped in their car for three days after ignoring road signs.

The family were travelling across Australia from Brisbane to Perth followed the instructions of their GPS and entered the Darling River Road in New South Wales's outback.

Police had closed the 700Km-long dirt road because of heavy rain. But the family went with the satnav instead and soon enough their ute and trailer were bogged down.

They called for help and this took three days to arrive, owing to treacherous conditions.

In the meantime, the family had to sleep in their car with their dog. ®

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