Liquid chocolate gushes from truck overturned on highway

A truck recently overturned on a highway in Poland, but instead of flaming avocados or cold hard cash, tons of liquid chocolate spilled into the road.

That's right: Sweet, sweet chocolate.

Video from a local broadcaster that was obtained by APTN shows images of the truck surrounded by oozing chocolate reaching across six lanes and blocking traffic in both directions.

Truck crash coats Polish highway in chocolatey mess
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Truck crash coats Polish highway in chocolatey mess
This video grab taken from Polish private TVN channel shows hot chocolate poured out over the A2 highway between Wrzesnia and Slupca near Poznan, western Poland, after a the truck transporting the sweet freight crashed through a traffic barrier on May 9, 2018. - After flipping over, the tanker came to rest across lanes, blocking traffic in both directions, police said. The driver was hospitalised with a broken arm. Passing vehicles left chocolate tire marks across several kilometres before authorities closed down the highway. (Photo by STR / TVN / AFP) (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
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Rescue officials said the liquid chocolate was congealing into a gooey mass as it cooled and would require large amounts of hot water to clear away.

"Even oil stains are easier and quicker to remove than smeared chocolate," Senior Brigadier Bogdan Kowalski with the fire brigade in the town of Slupca said. 

The driver was taken to a hospital with a broken arm, according to reports.

The accident occurred in the morning when there was little traffic and no one else was hurt.

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