That’s What I Call a Crappy Commute! — 25,000 Pounds of Human Poop Causes 3 Wrecks in Michigan
About 5 a.m. last Thursday an accident dumped 25,000 pounds of waste -- mostly human (mixed with some manure) -- onto U.S. 127 causing three vehicles to spin out of control.
The culprit was an 18-wheel truck carrying two compartments of poop -- the first mostly manure, the second mostly human feces. Rounding a curve, a wheel blew out, dumping most of the second compartment (25,000 pounds worth) onto the freeway. It took until 1:30 p.m. (more than 8 hours) to reopen the freeway.
The poop smeared 2,000 feet and required road scrapers to clean up.
Before police closed the road, a woman slid into the curb, and a motorcycle crashed into her. Later, a truck also slid and crashed.