Monday, February 12, 2007


40 tons of spilled cow intestines close I-43

‘A truck driver distracted by a digital music player overturned his semitrailer early this morning on Interstate 43, spilling nearly 40 tons of cow intestines and bones and, according to Sgt. Blaine Spicer of the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department. [..]

According to the sheriff’s department:

Engle entered the shoulder and was unable to regain control as the load shifted and the truck fell onto its right side in the east ditch.

About 76,000 pounds of beef byproduct spilled into the ditch and onto the freeway. The right lane of northbound I-43 was closed for two hours as crews cleaned up.’

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