A traffic accident in Illinois Wednesday can be seen as nothing short of a tragedy for meat lovers everywhere: a truck overturned on I-74, spilling its entire payload -- more than 40 thousand pounds of bacon.
The local newspaper The Pantagraph reports driver error was being blamed for the wreck in Deer Creek.
Driver Rodney J. Kalman was treated for minor injuries -- and cited for improper lane change.
Sadly, authorities were forced to dispose of the entire load of bacon.
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