Two men from Mexico face felony first-degree drug trafficking charges after a wreck on Wednesday saw a Missouri highway covered with ganja.
500 pounds of the illegal drug littered a Callaway County, Missouri, interstate following the crash of their truck, according to the New York Post. None sustained serious injuries from the wreck but the driver faces reckless driving charges.
Missouri allows for medicinal marijuana consumption but not recreational use. The pair face potential sentences of 10-30 years in prison, the Post reported.
The cThe Missouri State Highway Patrol shared photos of the incident depicting the highway:
You don’t see this everyday, but it is 4/20…
Troopers responded to a crash today on I-70 in Callaway County and found 500 pounds of packaged marijuana scattered around. Luckily, nobody was seriously injured.
— MSHP Troop F (@MSHPTrooperF) April 21, 2022
The wreck took place on April 20, also known as 420, which is an informal holiday in cannabis consumption culture.