Truck Crash Strews Cranberries Across Bridge On Cape Cod

I really enjoy cranberry sauce, but I have some serious doubts about how they go about making the stuff on Cape Cod. Well, that, or a truck accident that spilled cranberries across a bridge there early this morning was an unfortunate accident where no people were killed but one was seriously injured, and many berries were sacrificed.

Around 6:30 this morning, there was a head-on collision between a truck full of cranberries and another vehicle on the Sagamore Bridge on Cape Cod. Two people were injured, presumably the drivers of both vehicles: one sustained serious injuries and was transported to a hospital in Rhode Island. The other had minor injuries and declined going to a hospital.

The state police announced two hours later that the fruit had been cleared and the bridge re-opened. From 6:30 to 8:30, the spill came just in time to disrupt rush hour, yet was too early for Thanksgiving.

Food jokes aside, we hope that both injured people make a swift recovery, and that they aren’t tired of terrible cranberry jokes and puns yet. Or ever.

Photos: Truck carrying cranberries involved in crash on Cape Cod’s Sagamore Bridge [MassLive]
Cranberry spill snarls traffic on Cape Cod bridge [Associated Press]

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