Hundreds of toppled biscuit packets on the roadside in Sandiacre (Derbyshire Constabulary)
Drivers in Derbyshire were obstructed by an avalanche of biscuits when a lorry spilt hundreds of McVitie’s packets across a main road.
Derbyshire Constabulary were called to the scene on Ilkeston Road, Sandiacre, at around 4.30pm on Monday, arriving to find the road and adjacent pavement strewn with McVitie’s ginger nuts and bourbon creams.
A rescue operation for the fallen sweet treats concluded just over seven hours later.
Thousands of McVitie’s biscuits were spilt along a road in Sandiacre (Derbyshire Constabulary/PA)
“It took officers a moment to digest the scene in front of them, however they didn’t crumble and ensured that traffic was able to continue moving nicely,” a spokesperson for Derbyshire Constabulary said.
“While recovery had to approach the scene gingerly, after a bit of hobnobbing to ensure that all the right forms were filled out they soon had the wagon wheels rolling.”
#Sandiacre - Ilkeston Road.
Please bare with us this evening whilst we try and ‘digest’ this issue….
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