June 1, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Soft drink cans litter Seattle street after train-truck collision
A Sound Transit train collided this morning with a semi-truck that was carrying a load of Mountain Dew at South Holly Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to the Seattle Fire Department.
There were no injuries. The Fire Department says thousands of cans of the soft drink have spilled onto the street.
KIRO-TV says one of the truck’s trailers split in half after the driver apparently turned in front of the train.
Or, as Seattle police Tweeted: “The Dew got done.”
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