Subscribe | UPI Odd Newsletter Subscribe KOBLENZ, Germany, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Authorities in Germany said a truck spilled 528 gallons of honey onto a road and crews worked to clear the sticky street before dawn. A Mayen police spokesman said a truck headed toward the A61 motorway near Koblenz dropped the metal barrels of honey onto the roadway early Wednesday when the driver slammed on the brakes to avoid hitting a car, The Local.de reported Wednesday. Advertisement "The road was so sticky we had to close it to traffic completely," the spokesman said. "But it was all cleared up before the sun came up and there were no reports of insect trouble." "It was a very international accident. A Romanian driver in a Spanish truck -- and who knows, even the bees which made the honey could have been blown over from North Africa," the spokesman said. Firefighters said they used a digger to cover the honey in dirt. They then scooped the honey-soaked dirt off the road and disposed of it. Read More Spanish bar owner promised waitress sex as raffle prize Would-be Chicago robbers told to come back, wind up arrested Hacker used baby monitor virtually enter Texas child's bedroom Female Detroit police officers' bra sizes mistakenly emailed Hemel Hempstead voted ugliest town in U.K.