We've heard plenty of stories of drivers erroneously being sent by their GPS down one-way streets and boat launches, but not many involving pedestrians.
That's what happened in Minneapolis in early hours of Saturday morning however, when a man was rescued by Minneapolis firefighters from the icy Mississippi River.
He was found stuck partially in ice near to the Stone Arch Bridge around 3 a.m. He told his rescuers that Google Maps had told him to cross the river.
But before we go blaming Google, FOX 9 reports Minneapolis Fire Department spokesman Bryan Tyner speculated that the app likely told him to cross the bridge, and not head out onto the ice.
The man, a visitor to Minnesota, suffered some mild hypothermia but should recover.