JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — A tractor-trailer carrying 44,000 ponds of hard seltzer crashed and spilled all its contents on a road in Jasper County, Missouri, on Monday night.
The 2022 Freightliner, driven by a 59-year-old woman from Papillion, Nebraska, crashed when the westbound vehicle ran off the right side of the road and the driver overcorrected, returning to the road and overturning, according to the crash report written Missouri State Trooper Joe Drum.
KOAM reports that the cargo was 44,000 pounds of Vizzy, a hard seltzer, which spilled as the trailer overturned and the top of the trailer peeled off.
The accident caused traffic to be blocked for nearly five hours. The road reopened around midnight.
The woman was traveling with a dog. Neither she nor her dog were reported to be injured.
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