READING, Pa. (AP) — Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten to hurt the morning commute, too.
Police say two tractor-trailers collided on the West Shore Bypass in Exeter Township around 12:40 a.m. Tuesday, near Interstate 176. The Reading Eagle reports one of the trucks was carrying 2-liter bottles of soda.
Hundreds of gallons of sugary drink spilled onto the highway and froze in the frigid early morning temperatures. Those slick conditions from the crash ended up shutting down the roadway for more than five hours.
Traffic was detoured until the road reopened shortly after 6 a.m.
A car crashed into a building on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning. At least eight people were injured, three in serious condition, according to FDNY officials.
A car jumped the curb on 2nd Avenue and East 4th Street in the East Village on Wednesday morning injuring eight people. Witnesses say the Nissan was traveling at a high speed before it took out the store front, trees, bicycles, a light post and a fire hydrant.
Riders should anticipate some changes but "near normal" service on the Long Island Rail Road for the morning rush. Crews have been working to repair tracks and switches after Monday's derailment.