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20 Weird Cargo Spills You Can't Help But Gawk At

List RulesVote up the cargo spill you'd most want to pause and gawk at.

This list of weird cargo spills is full of nasty, funny, and just plain weird truck spill incidents. These truck spills are fascinating stories that will make you glad you weren't stuck in traffic behind any of these trucks. Some of them are shocking while others are confusing but they all have one thing in common: they're all true. The weirdest things that spilled on highways are listed here - everything from animals and insects, to foods and every day items.

These cargo incidents range from the 2,200 baby pigs who spilled out of a truck in Ohio to the 80,000 pounds of Christmas ham that fell out of a truck in Georgia. Fresh fish, anyone? How about 600 mackerel or hundreds of live crabs in China? If you don't want the real thing, then check out the 29,000 rubber duckies that fell out of a boat. If you're in the market for just about anything, check your local traffic report. Maybe some, or even thousands, of what you need recently spilled right out onto the roadway.

A lot of these cargo spills and car accidents, which have led to wacky things falling out of trucks, make for wild stories and we have the photos to prove it. Upvote the craziest truck spill stories below, and remember to pass semi trucks with great caution, or you might end up under a pile of Porta Potty waste.

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    2,200 Baby Pigs

    Video: YouTube

    Welcome to Ohio, where 2,200 piglets might fall out of a truck at any moment. This truck spill reached animalistic proportions when the load, carrying over 2,000 piglets, emptied onto the side of the road. Some of them fled the scene and escaped before authorities arrived, which probably inspired the film Babe: Pig in the City.

    Source: USA Today
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    40,000 Pounds Of Flaming Avocados

     

    In December 2017, a tractor trailer took a spill on Texas's Interstate 35E. The vehicle's load of 40,000 pounds of avocados plummeted onto the highway and then caught fire. As a result, the road was closed for most of the afternoon. 

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    In September 2014 in Surrey, someone was in a rush to get their veggies. There was a truck on the highway carrying a massive load (repeat: MASSIVE LOAD) of green beans. That's when it tipped over, covering the ground in the very healthy and very green vegetables.

    Source: Huffington Post

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    Hundreds Of Boxes Of Ramen Noodles

    A college slacker's nightmare was realized when traffic was shutdown in a Ramen-related incident. In January 2015, a truck ran off the road in North Carolina and hit a highway bridge, leading to hundreds upon hundreds of boxes of Ramen Noodles spilling out just everywhere.

    Source: CNN

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