Profile image
By Jeffery Pritchett
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Gross! Eel Spill Stops Traffic (Video)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:43
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

Headline: Bitcoin & Blockchain Searches Exceed Trump! Blockchain Stocks Are Next!

Some unlucky motorists in Washington state wound up stuck in a rather sticky situation when a truck carrying tons of ‘slime eels’ spilled its contents all over the highway and their cars!

The bizarre incident occurred on Thursday afternoon when the driver of the truck narrowly avoided hitting a construction crew, but, in doing so, caused a chaotic chain reaction.

By avoiding the accident, the truck was jostled enough that the tanks containing the creatures tipped over and started spilling.

In total, a whopping 13 containers were upended, sending an astounding 7,500 pounds of hagfish, or ‘slime eels,’ out onto the road as well as unfortunate cars that were too close to the scene.

One witness who watched the event unfold described as almost mesmerizing with the containers toppling like dominos with countless eels flowing from the truck.

Four cars were ultimately damaged in the crash with the lead car getting the worst of it as it was covered in slime from the creatures.

And, as authorities later mused, the accident also likely created another issue surrounding the tons of now-dead slime eels littering in the highway in that the carnage combined with the summer heat will almost certainly spawn quite the stench.

Source: KOIN

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories
 

Featured

 

Top Global

 

Top Alternative

 

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.