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Witnesses raid brandy from overturned truck

By Ben Hooper

Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A truck that overturned while taking a sharp corner in the Philippines spilled hundreds of bottles of brandy, many of which were taken by locals.

Witnesses said the truck overturned while taking a sharp turn on a mountain road in Quezon province and spilled hundreds of bottles of Emperador Brandy into the roadway.

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Video from the scene shows drivers and locals grabbing the bottles from the road.

''People who saw what happened casually took a bottle and called for others so they can help with the 'scavenging.' The accident caused commotion and a lot of traffic," a Gumaca Municipal Police spokesman said.

No one was injured in the crash.

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