The containers spilling caused a chain reaction that pushed 4 vehicles into each other.
According to police, some of the people in the vehicles that got hit by the container suffered minor injuries.
Prime Minister Sobotka offers condolences to Liu Xiaobo's wife
But he said he wasn't optimistic that the ruling Chinese Communist Party would allow Liu Xia to take up Germany's invitation. He said the Chinese government must give Liu's remains to his family and grant his wife an exit visa to leave the country.
Tragale was approaching roadway construction being completed by the Oregon Department of Transportation.
Perhaps, a midday chaos on the road; one such incident during rush hour Thursday caused a vehicle pileup on Highway 101, Oregon, while turning the road into a slimy mess.
One of the vehicles involved in the "slime eel" accident in OR on Thursday.
Unfortunately for the owner of this auto, the eels secrete a slime when they are stressed.
Hatch backs new GOP Senate health care bill, Lee undecided
The Senate is set Thursday to unveil an updated version of the bill to repeal the health care law. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) consumer choice amendment.
Witness Erin Butler spoke of her confusion in the aftermath and told KMOV: 'They were writhing and slimy, and it was unbelievable, just unbelievable.
Also adding to the creepy-ness, authorities initially thought the slimey creatures were eels, but it turned out they were actually hagfish.
The Oregon State Police said on Twitter that the creatures were being transported to Korea for "consumption". But now, instead of being eaten, the eels are giving the internet some fun in the form of disgusting photos and videos.
Workers used a bulldozer to clear away the hagfish, and footage showed firemen hosing down the tarmac to clear up the traffic jelly.
Judiciary chair says he will ask Donald Trump Jr. to testify
Donald Trump Jr. sits down to a round-table discussion at the Talk Media News radio row in Manchester, N.H., February 8, 2016. The Senate Judiciary Committee is one of several congressional committees investigating Russian meddling in the USA election.