Thousands of bottles of wine spill in tractor-trailer crash

CHICAGO — Oh the merlot!

A tractor-trailer carrying thousands of bottles of wine overturned, spilling part of its load across a Chicago highway.

The crash between two tractor-trailers happened at 12:30 a.m. on Interstate 94 in the South Side of the city, The Associated Press reported.

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The truck that was hauling wine was ripped open, the AP reported. WLS reported the truck was transporting about 40,000 pounds of wine bottles and lost about a quarter of the load on the highway.

One person had minor injuries, The Chicago Sun-Times reported.