Tomatoes were scattered all over a California Interstate after a truck crash. A big-rig truck that was carrying hundreds of thousands of tomatoes crashed on Interstate 80 in Vacaville, California, resulting in the cargo being strewn across the highway. USA Today reports that almost 300,000 tomatoes weighing 50,000 lbs. were dumped on the road, which is typically packed with commuter traffic. Thankfully, no fatality’s happened.
@ChpSolano is at a crash involving a big-rig hauling tomatoes that went through the center divide. Multiple lanes closed WB and EB on I-80 near Alamo in Vacaville. Please avoid the area and use alternate routes. Please drive safe pic.twitter.com/RR058UypVn
— CHP SOLANO (@ChpSolano) August 29, 2022
You tell your boss you’re late for work because of a tomato spill on the highway.
Do they believe you?
NO (-200) pic.twitter.com/d5dFUszcTk
— Andrew G. Haubner (@A_G_Haubner) August 29, 2022