Truck collision spills spuds on I-5 in S. Ore.
Monday, May 14, 2012
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- A collision involving two trucks sent spuds spilling across Interstate 5 in southern Oregon, closing one lane of traffic for about an hour.
The Grants Pass Daily Courier reported (http://bit.ly/JfAik3 ) that much of a trailer full of potatoes spilled Monday morning. A front-end loader was used to clear the freeway.
Truck driver Jose Gonzalez of Hanford, Calif., tells the newspaper he was headed north in the slow lane when a second truck collided with the rear of his trailer.
No injuries were reported.
After crews showed up to help clean the mess, Gonzalez sighed, "I lost my day. I think they're mashed potatoes now."
Information from: Daily Courier, http://www.thedailycourier.com