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Spilled marijuana scooped up by bystanders after truck crashes

September 1, 2011 |  2:06 pm

Motorists grab free marijuana after truck crashes
A truck carrying big bags of marijuana crashed in San Jose, allowing passing motorists and pedestrians to snatch up free pot.

The San Jose Mercury News reported that bags of marijuana were strewn about an intersection after the truck crashed Wednesday near Oakridge Mall. The truck driver fled, and several motorists grabbed most of the pot before police arrived at the scene.

"Officers eventually collected the remaining bags of weed left at the scene and also found a loaded handgun inside the white truck," the newspaper said.

The police were trying to track down the truck driver and anyone who made off with some marijuana, but they had no descriptions of suspects, according to the paper.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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