A truck carrying crates of beer has spilled about 10,000 bottles onto a road
A truck carrying crates of beer has spilled about 10,000 bottles onto a road

German truck spills 10,000 bottles of beer

POLICE in Germany say a truck carrying crates of beer has lost part of its load, spilling about 10,000 bottles onto a road in the southwest of the country.

Mannheim police said volunteer firefighters from two nearby towns and a local civil defence team took part in the salvage operation, but an estimated 12,000 euros ($A20,000) worth of beer was lost in the crash late Friday.

Police said the truck driver is being investigated for failing to properly secure his load.


FULL LIST: 630 schools to finally get airconditioning

premium_icon FULL LIST: 630 schools to finally get airconditioning

See the list of haves and have nots in Queensland

TAKE THE TEST: Basic science questions kids can’t answer

premium_icon TAKE THE TEST: Basic science questions kids can’t answer

Take a look at the questions that stumped students

Goovigen farewells big piece of community

premium_icon Goovigen farewells big piece of community

Daughter in-law reflects on the life her mother-in-law lived after living in the...