Sunday 26 January 2020

Ham causes jam on A67 as lorry sheds pigskin cargo

The scene on the A67 as workers clear the road of pig carcasses and traffic is reduced to a single lane.

Photo: Rijkswaterstaat

Part of the A67 motorway was brought to a standstill on Monday after a lorry shed its load of pig carcasses.

The Eindhoven-bound carriageway at the Velden junction was reduced to one lane while the highways agency Rijkswaterstaat cleared and cleaned the road surface.

In a tweet, the agency said the road was ‘spekglad’ (slippery as bacon) after the pigskins were strewn across the inside lane.

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