Tractor-trailer with 40,000 pounds of Hershey’s chocolate crashes in Maryland


(Montgomery County Police Department)

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WHTM) – A tractor-trailer was carrying 40,000 pounds of Hershey’s Chocolate Bars, Kit Kats and other goods when it crashed on a Maryland interstate early Friday, injuring the driver, officials said.

The truck clipped a police car then jackknifed and overturned on southbound Interstate 270 in Germantown around 1 a.m., a spokesman for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service said.

The driver was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The police officer was not injured.

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