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26th Nov 2015

Massive ketchup spill causes road closure – awful gags spread across the internet

Nooruddean Choudry

First of all, let’s catch up on the facts.

Police say a heavy goods vehicle lost a wheel and jackknifed on the East Lancs Road (A580) – the main trunk road between Liverpool and Salford – spilling the ketchup all across the westbound carriageway.

Thankfully the lorry driver came away with only ‘bumps and bruises’ after the crash. There was said to be claret everywhere, but none of it was his.

As you can imagine, the incident has had many lapping up the news with a series of brilliant/awful gags…

https://twitter.com/wharfey11/status/669790068593266688

https://twitter.com/Stewart63J/status/669787162041262080

https://twitter.com/jj_mclaughlin/status/669793268922777600