Truck Carrying Masses of Toilet Paper Crashes in Texas and Spills All Its Contents | 22 Words

Amid all the frenzied stockpiling emptying our supermarket's shelves all over the world, many people are struggling to provide properly for their families.

An accident on a Texas interstate has helped open up the eyes of people up and down the country.

Keep scrolling for the full story including the devastating photographs from the scene.

Stockpiling has been one of the horrible outcomes of this pandemic.

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It seems as though people aren't understanding that simply buying a month's worth of groceries won't help you survive compared to other normal folks who have opted not to panic buy.

And as the coronavirus continues to infect the globe...

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The issue seems to be getting worse.

World leaders have been left with little choice but to bring their countries to a total stand-still...

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And many have banned large and crowded events, and any travel to and from infected countries.

Italy was one of the first nations to go into lockdown.

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Leaving their streets completely deserted. And despite their conditions being more serious, they have not chosen to act selfishly.

It didn't take long for the virus to reach us here in the States.

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Our first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Washington in late January after a citizen returned from a trip to China.

And, since then, the numbers have been rising at a frightening pace.

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There have now been 199,273 more confirmed cases across the country and 4,375 deaths.

And, with all of this...

Many people in the States have been descending into mass hysteria over the risks the virus brings with it.

People have been urged to avoid large, crowded areas...

And millions all over the world have been self-isolating at home, in a last-ditch attempt to avoid catching the virus.

But, amid all the panic and hysteria...

Things have started to get ridiculous.

Many panicked shoppers have been taking to supermarkets to stockpile on supplies.

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In apocalyptic scenes all over the world, supermarkets have been overcrowded with people frantically stocking up on soaps, sanitizers, toilet rolls, canned goods, and other non-perishable foods.

People seem to think that buying a years' worth of toilet paper will protect them from the virus...

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Oh, alongside thirty cans of tomatoes. Because that makes total sense, right?

It's getting completely out of hand.

People have been literally emptying supermarkets' shelves of their products, forcing large companies to put regulations in place to prevent people from buying too many things. Yeah, this is the world we're currently living in.

Some shoppers seem to forget that other people also need to buy these items...

And older, more vulnerable people who struggle to get to the supermarket have often been left with nothing to buy for themselves. Things need to change.

People with families to provide for have also been hit hard.

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Many parents have found themselves struggling to provide for their children as a result of the frenzied stockpiling.

It's one of the sadder realities of panic buying...

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That those who need it the most are the ones who are left with nothing.

We've seen multiple instances of people left sobbing at the supermarket...

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Mothers with no diapers. The elderly with no food. It just simply isn't right.

Now, an accident on the motorway has opened people's eyes.

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Because of the mad rush, companies up and down the country have decided they need more products to fill their shelves.

A truck, carrying thousands of rolls of toilet paper across the country, crashed.

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The eighteen-wheeler was involved in an accident on the Texas interstate and immediately burst into flames afterward, destroying the precious contents of the truck.

Thankfully no one was injured.

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The driver and his pet dog were both fine, but firefighters reported that everything was up in flames when they arrived on the scene.

This is truly devastating news. It's needless to say that the coronavirus has turned our world completely upside down...

And the entertainment industry has been also hit pretty badly, causing the industry as a whole to push back many major movie and TV show releases. Keep scrolling to find out which ones...