14 September 2016

There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight

Semi overturns, dumps beer along Glenn Highway in Mat-Su

Beer containers litter the side of the road at Mile 106 of the Glenn Highway following a truck accident Tuesday morning, Sept. 13, 2016, near Caribou Creek and the Matanuska Glacier. (Courtesy Matanuska-Susitna Borough)

A tractor-trailer hauling beer wrecked on the Glenn Highway on Tuesday morning, spilling cases and kegs along the roadside and slowing traffic.

Ken Barkley, director of emergency services at Mat-Su Emergency Services, said the crash at Mile 106 of the Glenn occurred shortly after 11:30 a.m.
"A truck rolled over and spilled its beer," Barkley said.

You can read the whole story at the link, above. But sometimes, these stories write themselves. :)

6 comments:

Old NFO said...

And the mad rush starts in three... two... :-)

Rev. Paul said...

"Truck 214 to dispatch ... I thought you said there was a cleanup needed at Mile 106. There's nothing here."

Fiona said...

Ahhh nothing like a beer spill!
We did have a semi-load of Mccain French fries roll over one winter near the truck stop I worked at. The heavy recovery truck said they needed hazmat because the squashed frozen potatoes made the highway like a greased pig! [He gave me a carton of bags that he had got....french fries for years!]

Rev. Paul said...

Fiona - LOL! That potato spill sounds amazingly messy; glad I wasn't on the clean-up crew. :)

ShallNOTBeInfringed Original said...

I always hate to hear about alchohol abuse.......

Rev. Paul said...

I'm sure there were plenty of sympathetic rescuers who were happy to commiserate.