Cash truck spill prompts California freeway frenzy

LOS ANGELES: An armoured truck spilled huge wads of cash across a California freeway on Friday, prompting chaotic scenes as drivers stopped to scoop up banknotes.

But motorists hoping to line their pockets with an unexpected pre-Thanksgiving windfall were thwarted, as police cracked down and arrested two people.

“There’s a lot of video evidence of people stealing the cash from the freeway, picking it up,” California Highway Patrol Sgt. Curtis Martin told a news conference.

The money — of various denominations, totaling thousands of dollars — belongs to a bank and must be returned to a police station, he added.

The freeway free-for-all began after a door of the armored truck flew open near San Diego on the Interstate-5, which runs from California’s Mexican border all the way to Canada.

Video posted to social media showed people dashing around the roadway, scooping up cash and even throwing handfuls of greenbacks into the air in celebration.

“Have you ever seen this before?! What would you do?!” posted @demibagby on Instagram. But police warned that the same footage would be used to track down anyone who does not swiftly hand over the cash.–Online


  1. You’re truly a excellent webmaster. The website loading pace is incredible.
    It sort of feels that you’re doing any unique trick.
    Also, the contents are masterpiece. you have done a excellent task in this matter!

    Similar here: and also
    here: E-commerce

  2. Hi! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with SEO?
    I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good
    success. If you know of any please share. Many thanks!
    You can read similar blog here: GSA Verified List

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.