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A German street becomes a river of beer when a truck carrying dozens of cases of bottles loses its load in the host city of Euro 2024.

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Onlookers captured the entire street being blocked by debris as the foamy drink flowed into road drains, and authorities are now investigating the cause of the accident.
  • Videos taken by shocked passersby showed dozens of broken boxes and bottles.

A German street became a river of beer after a delivery truck carrying large quantities of beer ahead of the opening day of Euro 2024 spilled its load all over the track.

Images taken by surprised passers-by showed dozens of beer boxes and broken bottles scattered around Siemensstraße in Berlin yesterday around 7pm.

Onlookers captured how the entire street was blocked by debris as foamy alcohol flowed into the road drains, with Authorities are now investigating the cause of the accident.

The lorry was carrying £2 worth of bottles of Berliner Kindl beer en route to several bars before the tragic accident.

According to local media, the Berlin city cleaning service was busy cleaning the street until after midnight.

Onlookers captured the entire street being blocked by debris as the foamy drink flowed into road drains, and authorities are now investigating the cause of the accident.

Such a disastrous loss of beer has left many football fans heartbroken ahead of the long-awaited Euro Cup, the first match of which starts tomorrow.

Such a disastrous loss of beer has left many football fans heartbroken ahead of the long-awaited Euro Cup, the first match of which starts tomorrow.

The street was covered in beer, boxes and broken glass.

The street was covered in beer, boxes and broken glass.

Footage taken by shocked passers-by showed dozens of beer cases and broken bottles strewn across Siemensstraße in Berlin at around 7pm yesterday.

Footage taken by shocked passers-by showed dozens of beer cases and broken bottles strewn across Siemensstraße in Berlin at around 7pm yesterday.

According to local media, Berlin's municipal cleaning service was busy cleaning the street until after midnight.

According to local media, Berlin’s municipal cleaning service was busy cleaning the street until after midnight.

The truck was transporting huge quantities of alcohol.

The truck was transporting huge quantities of alcohol.

Some fans worried the mishap meant some bars would face a beer shortage.

Some fans worried the mishap meant some bars would face a beer shortage.

Such a disastrous loss of beer has left many football fans heartbroken ahead of the long-awaited Euro Cup, the first match of which starts tomorrow.

Some fans worried the mishap meant some bars would face a beer shortage.

One local commented: “A real German misery,” while another chimed in: “Short minute of silence for the destroyed beer.”

‘Why is there no trigger warning here? “Not everyone can tolerate images like that,” someone else joked.

Emma stated: “All hope is lost”, as Jens wrote: “Two days before the Euro!”

Uwe commented: “Now we have to drink less during the European Championship.”

The host country will face Scotland in the opening match tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. at the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Meanwhile, England will launch their Euro campaign against Serbia on Sunday, June 16.

Six matches will be played at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, including the final on July 14, almost exactly a month from now.

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