8 Epic Freeway Food Spills

WWMT via TruckSpills.com

It's never good news when a tanker overturns, but when the spilt shipment is edible, the
situation seems all the more tragic. A foodastrophe happened last week in Riverside when a truck unloaded 100 gallons of olive oil onto the 91 Freeway. All those poor salads! 
Here are eight other epic food spills that happened on freeways (or highways, as those crazy non-Southern-Californians call them) across the world. Much of the information for this list was provided by TruckSpills.com, a site dedicated to documenting "odd, strange, interesting, and unbelievable things spilled on the road by trucks."  Yes, there is indeed a website for everything

1. Ice Cream 
AP via BuzzFeed

Last Friday, 40,000 gallons of ice cream spilled onto a highway near Fort Wayne, Indiana. It must have been a rocky road. (Buh-dum-dum-chhhh.) 

2. Watermelons 
WLWT via TruckSpills.com

In 2007, a truck spilled hundreds of watermelons across an interstate exchange in Cincinnatti.

3. Tomato Paste 
The Modesto Bee via TruckSpills.com

This is mostly terrible due to the scare drivers must have gotten while passing the scene. Eek!
4. Doughnut Glaze
The Seattle Times via TruckSpills.com

This 2009 accident in Des Moines, Wash., clogged roads instead of arteries.

5. Molasses 
ABC13 via TruckSpills.com
​When drivers said traffic was moving like molasses after this 2008 spill, they weren't kidding. The accident happened in Sugar Land, Texas. We can't make this stuff up. 

6. Cucumbers
WWMT via TruckSpills.com

For West Michigan drivers in 2007, the incident was (cu)cumbersome. 

7. Pork Legs 
Trentino via TruckSpills.com

A 2008 spill in Italy made for a disturbing scenic route. That's Christmas dinner right there. 

8. Beer 
TheStar.com via TruckSpills.com
​This 2005 spill in the Netherlands made for the most fun clean-up party ever--and is further proof that the Simpsons is prophetic. 

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