JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — A semi rolled on Interstate 70 Thursday morning, spilling 40,000 pounds of fertilizer on the highway near the C-470 exit.
“In the trailer… fertilizer. About 40,000 lbs. of chicken manure, to be exact. Firefighters on scene say the pictures don’t do the smell justice,” the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.READ MORE: Criminal History For Aurora Officer John Haubert Sounds Alarm On Hiring Process
Investigators say the tractor trailer blew a tire and rolled over.READ MORE: Casa Bonita Supporters Optimistic Of Potential Sale To South Park Creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone
No one is hurt and no other cars were involved.MORE NEWS: MLB All-Star Game & Events Linked To Outbreak Of At Least 14 Fans
At 8:40 a.m., the sheriff’s office said the exit ramp would likely be closed for a few hours until the truck can be towed away.