Truck in Delaware overturns, spills thousands of pennies onto I-95

NEW CASTLE, Del., Sept. 8 (UPI) — Several lanes on a highway in Delaware were closed after a truck carrying pennies overturned and spilled its contents onto the road.

Delaware State Police told CBS Philadelphia the tractor trailer overturned on 1-95 and spilled thousands of blank pennies onto the highway.

According to WPVI the truck was headed to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia around 2 a.m. Thursday before it crashed into a barrier, overturned and caught fire.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene. It was unclear what led to the crash or if driver would face charges.

Traffic was detoured to a separate road for several hours as crews attempted to clear the roadway of pennies, gasoline and other debris.



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