‘Happy hour’ on Edsa Balintawak as cases of beer fall off a truck
There was a free flow of beer on Edsa in Balintawak Cloverleaf past Thursday midnight after several cases of beer fell off a delivery truck.
Radio reports said the incident, which was blamed on improper load stacking, blocked two south-bound lanes of Edsa, causing a massive traffic jam.
While motorists grumbled, many bystanders reveled.
Soon after several beer cases fell off , a group of men gathered around the truck and carted away bottles of beer that survived the crash, radio reports added.
Some even held a virtual happy hour on a portion of Edsa, hurriedly chugging beer after beer to the dismay of many motorists stuck in traffic.
“Kahit isang case kaya ko iyan (I can bring home even a case of beer),” a woman chuckled while being interviewed by a DZRH reporter. She said she would come back to take more.
Security personnel of the North Luzon Expressway were dispatched to help traffic enforcers and a contingent from the barangay restore order, DZRH added.
Pictures of the incident shared by netizens on Twitter showed a sea of beer suds, broken green plastic cases of beer and shattered amber beer bottles on the portion of the road.
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