DEPOE BAY, ORE. (CBSLA.com) — There were no ghosts, just lots of writhing eels that slimed an Oregon highway Thursday.
A shipment of hagfish, a Korean delicacy also known as slime eels, were making its way to Korea when the car transporting them became involved in a crash.READ MORE: Need A Holiday Package Delivered By Christmas? Here Are Shipping Deadlines
There were no injuries in the accident, just a lot of slime all over Highway 101, which stretches all the way from Los Angeles north to Seattle.READ MORE: 18-Month-Old Baby In Grave Condition After North Hills Hit-And-Run
Authorities in Oregon’s Depoe Bay, about 100 miles northwest of Portland, tweeted cheeky jokes as they dealt with the mess.
A video from the Depoe Bay Fire District showed a bulldozer was used to clear the road of the eels and slime, clearing the road by 4 p.m. But…MORE NEWS: Bill Clinton Released From UCI Medical Center After 5 Nights
Crews and officers at the scene will probably not forget the sight of so many eels and so much slime anytime soon.