Stoners Swarm Overturned Pot Truck

A lucky day for smokers in San Jose
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2011 2:18 AM CDT
Updated Sep 4, 2011 7:03 PM CDT
Bystanders swooped after the truck spilled bags of weed everywhere.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – It was like a Cheech & Chong dream come true: A truck carrying a huge load of marijuana overturned at a busy intersection in San Jose this week, spilling large bags of weed across the road. As the driver fled, motorists and pedestrians made off with most of the marijuana, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Police, who found a loaded handgun inside the truck, haven't been able to track down the driver—or his cargo. (In other California pot news, these smugglers met with some bad luck, courtesy of Mother Nature.)

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