The robots are pranking us!

About 100 drivers in Colorado have been royally stitched up by Google Maps after it provided a bogus route out of a traffic dram. 

After a crash on the road leading to Denver International Airport on Sunday, the app prompted drivers to take a detour.

But the route took them down a dirt road and into a “muddy mess”, according to CNN

Some vehicles got bogged, and some 100 cars got stuck behind them. 

“I thought ‘maybe there’s a detour’ and pulled it up on Google Maps, and it gave me a detour that was half the time,” Connie Monsees told CNN.

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“It was 43 minutes initially, and it was going to be 23 instead — so I took the exit and drove where they told me to.

“There were a bunch of other cars going down [the dirt road] too, so I said, ‘I guess it’s OK.’ It was not OK.”

KIIS 1065 Sydney