Villagers happy after truck with beer bottles overturns near Tumkur – rush to sip free beer (video)
A truck carrying beer bottles met with an accident on NH 4 near Tumkur in Karnataka on Wednesday.
It hit a car and then overturned spilling over its cargo to the road.
The highway was strewn with broken bottles and liquor.
People of a nearby village, Nandihalli, rushed to the spot to salvage in-tact bottles. The excited crowd waded through broken bottles and picked up those that had survived the crash.
Some of them said cheers on the spot, while many took the bottles home. Several women had also joined the liquor hunt.
Media reports said the accident and the liquor rush that followed led to massive traffic jams on either side. Vehicles reportedly lined up to a distance of 2 kms from the accident spot.
The police had a tough time clearing the debris and the people who were getting drunk by the minute.