CALIFORNIA: At first, people were shocked to see currency notes scattered on the road, but later began to swarm without wasting time. Many stopped their vehicles and got down to collect notes. Others picked up notes and began to play with them. The incident took place in Carlsbad, Southern California.
The bags full of notes fell from the truck which was traveling safely on the freeway. The incident occurred at 9.15am local time on Friday. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation officials told the media that the vehicle was carrying currency notes from Santiago.
While the truck was moving, the door opened unexpectedly and the bags containing the notes fell on the road. Following this, the video of people picking up notes and many people throwing them away went viral on social media.
Those who posted the video on social media said that everyone stopped the vehicle and picked up the notes. Following this, traffic on the freeway was disrupted for a long time. Authorities have requested a refund. Local media reported that several people returned the currency notes after this.