• May 19, 2008
Snacks should be readily available for crews cleaning up an overturned tractor trailer 50 miles south of Chicago on Interstate 80. The rig in question was hauling fourteen tons of Oreo cookies, and when it tipped, the trailer's roof ripped open, spilling cases of the cookies onto the median. As you can see in the video we've embedded after the jump, a traffic backup thicker than a Double Stuf's filling ensued. Local authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident, but Autoblog has received unconfirmed reports that Keebler elves were spotted fleeing the scene.
[AP via Breitbart]



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      • 6 Years Ago
      Further reports indicate why the trailer rolled over, as a suspect was caught on camera leaving the scene of the accident:

      http://www.coples.net/imagenes/oreospill.jpg
      • 6 Years Ago
      If only a tanker truck full of milk would have shown up...mmm!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Mmmmmm oreos. craving some right now. Once I happened across a tractor-trailer accident while riding my bicycle, and just my luck, the truck was only full of a million paperback romance novels. Complete with the "I can't believe it's not butter!" guy on the cover.

      Oreos woulda been so much better.
      • 6 Years Ago
      i think sales of oreos just rose. marketing stunt. lmao. that would be funny.
      • 6 Years Ago
      With Gas prices at 4 bucks a gallon, and Oreo cookies at 2.50 a pack, I might just get a job with an Illinois cleanup crew.
        • 6 Years Ago
        lol- exactly!
        • 6 Years Ago
        Do you think there is any chance, we could make our cars run on Oreos?...
        • 6 Years Ago
        Cleanup=eat all the thrown packages =]
      • 6 Years Ago
      We have the main Tropicana juice factory near here so everynow and then you see an orange truck that has over turned. Pretty f'n hilarious
      • 6 Years Ago
      they could be helping the world food crisis but noooo, there proably gonna pull a mazda and send em all to shreader.

      • 6 Years Ago
      too bad the cookie monster has "reformed.." clean up would've been easy.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Dude didn't you hear? Apparently the Cookie Monster has diabetes and is wstill in rehab for missing his "meetings"
      • 6 Years Ago
      This is a lot more pleasant than what I saw driving through Las Vegas last year... an overturned tractor trailer full of (previously) live pigs.
      • 6 Years Ago
      "Autoblog has received unconfirmed reports that Keebler elves were seen fleeing the scene. "

      hilarious
        • 6 Years Ago
        Damn those Keebler elves...
        • 6 Years Ago
        I know, those bastards stole my underwear last night, mumbling something about "profit".
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