Truck overturns on Oregon highway, spilling eels and slime all over Hwy 101

PORTLAND, OR (WCMH) — A truck carrying eels overturned on an Oregon highway, leaving a mess of slime and live eels for crews to clean up.

It happened on Highway 101 in Lincoln County at the 131 milepost.

Oregon State Police said the crash damaged at least one car. Photos and videos from the scene show multiple vehicles covered in slime and seafood.

Crews are using bulldozers to try and clean up the mess.

Police say the truck was transporting the live eels to be shipped to Korea for consumption. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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