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10 Of The Craziest Cargo Spills In Recent Times



Truck accidents happen a lot more often than most people would like to admit. These long-haul truckers grow tired after driving for thousands of miles, and mistakes are often made. Thankfully, a lot of the cargo that ends up being spilled on the side way is harmless – most of it is food or dry goods available for sale at your local chain store. Of course, every now and then, a big spill will cause chaos and problems for the surrounding area. Here are ten of the crazy cargo spills in recent times.

13.7 Million Bees

Just last year, a portion of the highway in Seattle, Washington, was closed down after a truck overturned. 13.7 million bees were released into the world after the accident and people were ordered to stay away from the area until the bees had been recaptured.

Exploding Whale

Pedestrians and vehicles alike found themselves covered in blood and whale guts after a whale that was being transported through the city of Tainan, Taiwan, in 2004, exploded. The massive sperm whale was headed to a research center when the incident took place.