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Pumpkins get squashed, hold up traffic on Dartmouth road

A pumpkin spillage shut down part of Dartmouth's Windmill Road on Monday afternoon.

Part of Windmill Road shut down

Police are helping to clean up the mess. (Courtesy Lauren Stewart)

A pumpkin spillage shut down part of Windmill Road in Dartmouth on Monday afternoon.

A pickup truck carrying a trailer full of gourds jackknifed near the MacKay Bridge just after 4 p.m. The pumpkins spilled onto the road, shutting down part of it during rush hour traffic.

Nobody was injured, but several pumpkins were squashed. 

Halifax Regional Police are on scene tidying up the mess.

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