|In this still image, taken from a social media video on January 4, 2022, vehicles are stuck in a gridlock on Interstate Highway I-95 near Stafford, Virginia, USA, in the morning. Susan Fallen / Via REUTERS (via Susan Fallen / REUTERS / Routers Photos)|
A video that went viral on TikTok shows how a bread truck driver was able to help dozens of unsuspecting drivers stranded on I95 in Virginia for more than 24 hours this week due to snowy weather and freezing temperatures, they didn’t eat anything for 37 hours. He got stuck on a frozen Virginia freeway, so they called the bread company whose truck was in front of them, asking if they could find what was in it, “said the video’s narrator. is showing.
“To their surprise, the driver of the truck was approached and 50 starving motorists were given green light to start distributing bread,” he added, as the video shows the gloved driver handing out bags of bread from the truck. Baltimore-based company truck.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
The blocked traffic prompted Virginia state transportation officials to close the entire freeway, including the most congested areas between Exit 152 and 104.
The incident started on Monday before pouring in by Tuesday evening but, despite the chaos, no deaths, injuries or serious accidents were reported.
Sen. Tim Cain, D-Va., Shared on Twitter that he was stuck on the interstate and it took him 27 hours to travel 110 miles between Richmond and Washington.
Hundreds – if not thousands – of law enforcement vehicles, which were also blocked and delayed due to the storm, and the generosity of the Schmidt baking company and its delivery truck driver were affected before their final help arrived.
There are other reports that people are helping the trapped people, including the family who handed over the oranges to the US senator.
Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency, after initially choosing not to do so, with another winter hurricane expected to hit Virginia in the coming days.