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Ice cream inundates an Indiana interstate

Michelle Davies / The Journal-Gazette via AP

Personnel from the Health Department check the condition of ice cream that spilled on Interstate 69, Dec. 23, 2011, in Fort Wayne, Ind. Police said 40,000 pounds of ice cream spilled from a semitrailer closing two lanes of I-69 at the start of the holiday weekend.

The Journal Gazette reports: The crash happened shortly before 4 p.m., spilling cartons of vanilla, caramel praline crunch and other flavors onto the interstate.

Police said the truck driver had minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital to be checked out. Read more…

Michelle Davies / The Journal-Gazette via AP

An overturned semitrailer carrying a load of Edy's ice cream is seen on Interstate 69 on Friday.