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You know those big red balls that sit in front of Target store entrances? For all we know, they’re simply decorative, but it’s a good thing those are there.

WRAL-TV reports a woman drove over one of those balls in front of the Target in Holly Springs, North Carolina on Monday (7/19). Michelle Wright was backing out of a spot in the parking lot, stepped on the gas a little too hard, and ended up teetering on top of the ball.

This happened in the afternoon, so you can imagine the number of social media posts. Here’s the one from the TV station:

I like this one even more:

I’m a meme. 🤣🤡🥸 I left Target right after a bizarre accident today, saw the lady was ok, and got the hell outta there cause all the sirens were comin!

Posted by Leslie Limerick Lockhart on Monday, July 19, 2021

Thankfully, no one was hurt. However, as you might expect, the woman was charged with driving while impaired, as well as careless and reckless driving. If it hadn’t been for Target’s design choice, this could have been a lot worse. Big red ball for the win!