Fortuner Gets Stuck On Stairs Following Google Maps, MapmyIndia CEO Bats For Desi Alternative

A viral video of a Tamil Nadu man getting stuck in a difficult situation after following Google Maps has drawn a wide range of responses on social media, including from the CEO of a homegrown navigation competitor.

What Happened: A man in Tamil Nadu faced a challenging situation when he followed Google Maps for the fastest route and ended up stuck in the middle of a flight of stairs near Ooty in the Nilgiris.

The incident was captured in a viral video, showing a Toyota Fortuner being assisted and guided onto a proper road by a team of policemen and volunteers.

How many of you have been mislead by Google Maps 😳 appears to be a recurring problem.. i can't even count the number of times I've been directed to a dead end road

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