Multi-vehicle crash leaves Florida’s I-95 blanketed in spuds




On Wednesday, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) responded to a crash involving commercial vehicles that resulted in a big spud spill.

The crash occurred around 12:30 p.m. on April 5 in St. John’s County, Florida.


FHP says that two tractor trailers and two cars collided on I-95 northbound at mile marker 307.

No serious injuries were reported.

One of the trucks overturned and spilled hundreds of pounds of potatoes near the shoulder of I-95.

I-95 reopened around 2:30 p.m.


FHP quipped, “We have ‘mashed’ together resources to clear the roadway as quickly as possible” and “Spud-tacular job with getting traffic flowing again!

Traffic Yam Ahead

I-95 northbound @ MM 307 is completely blocked by crash involving two tractor trailers and two passenger cars. A large amount of potatoes were spilled from overturned tractor trailer. Traffic is being rerouted onto State Road 206. Please avoid area.

— FHPJacksonville (@FHPJacksonville) April 5, 2023

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