35,000 pounds of ice cream spills after semi overturns

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 1:00am

The ramp of northbound Interstate 465 is closed on the city's east side Wednesday afternoon after a semi-tractor trailer overturned, spilling about 35,000 pounds of ice cream.

Emergency crews responded to the crash near the E. Washington Street exit and the I-70 exit at approximately 2:26 p.m.

Authorities said the driver lost control of the semi on the exit ramp. The driver sustained minor injuries.

The ramp is expected to reopen before 4:30 p.m.

Fox59 was told the ice cream was Kroger Deluxe brand and an assortment of flavors.


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