Pop Tarts not so ‘crazy good’ after semi carrying 27,000 pounds flips

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY (WISH) — A semi carrying 27,000 pounds of Pop Tarts flipped on I-65 on Sunday.

The semi driver, Ross Liechtenstein, was trapped inside the vehicle. The Columbus Fire Department extricated him. He was treated on the scene with minor injuries.

According to the release, the driver accidentally drifted onto the right shoulder of I-65 and couldn’t gain control. The semi-trailer flipped onto the driver’s side.

The left lane of southbound I-65 was closed for about 3 hours.


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