- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 6, 2015

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a truck overturned on Interstate 85, spilling 47,000 pounds of liquefied eggs onto the highway.

WSPA-TV (https://bit.ly/1EffYXy ) reports the accident happened Tuesday morning in Spartanburg County. The driver of an 18-wheeler slowed down for traffic and swerved to the side of the road, overturning and spilling the eggs. Officials say the truck was headed to the Duke Mayonnaise plant in Mauldin.

Authorities say the driver of the 18-wheeler had been cited for driving too fast under conditions.


Information from: WSPA-TV, https://www.wspa.com

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