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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

No injuries in Brevard County I-95 Red Bull spill

Posted By on Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 12:45 PM

The scene of the sticky and caffeinated tragedy. Photo by Kate Nicole.
  • The scene of the sticky and caffeinated tragedy. Photo by Kate Nicole.

The scene of the sticky and caffeinated tragedy. Photo by Kate Nicole.

A harrowing scene unfolded last night in Brevard County when a Red Bull delivery truck accidentally sideswiped a disabled semi on an I-95 shoulder near mile marker 195. Luckily no one was injured, but the collision did unleash approximately 2,875 gallons of everyone's favorite glowing vodka mix-in upon the unsuspecting stretch of highway.

"In 20 years I have seen a lot of stuff spilled on the interstate. This is a first for me --- energy drinks," Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Kim Montes remarked to the Orlando Sentinel, throwing in the jab: "Usually [what I see] is some type of food."

43-year-old Jesus Fernandez, the driver of the Red Bull truck, was cited for failure to stay in a single lane. It is unknown how many small woodland creatures imbibed puddles of the drink and then chewed their own chins off.

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