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Driver charged with DUI after causing semi to spill French fries

A 21-year-old Missouri driver, Blake Werner, faces DUI and other charges after his actions allegedly caused a semi-truck to crash and spill 43,000 pounds of French fries, according to the Montgomery County MO Sheriff's Office.

Just the facts: The incident took place around 1:15 a.m. on March 10. Werner is accused of driving at high speeds and weaving between lanes, which forced the semi off-road. The semi went through a ditch and rolled over according to local ABC 17.

No harm done: Despite the mess, thankfully no one was injured. Werner was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Careless and Imprudent Driving-Involving in an Accident, and Driving While Suspended/Revoked.

Quick response: Deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the crash near eastbound I-70 at mile marker 186. The semi's cargo blocked the North Service Road following the rollover.

Cleanup: The fries were cleared from the road and the scene was managed without further complications.

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