500 pounds of marijuana, to be precise, in plastic bags that were strewn about the highway during the wreck.
Ya gotta imagine someone was on scene yelling "smoke 'em if ya got 'em" ... but we can't confirm that. The coincidental date of the accident wasn't lost on the responding officers, as the Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted, "You definitely don’t see this every day, but it is 4/20".
Turns out the pickup truck allegedly carrying all the weed was making its way across the state, where only medicinal weed is legal. Two men in the truck were arrested for drug trafficking, and reportedly suffered moderate injuries.
The MO State Troopers' evidence locker just got wayyyy more interesting!