Semi filled with ice cream bars tips on interstate

(WMC-TV) - A semi-truck filled with ice cream bars tipped on Interstate 40.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday east of Danny Thomas Boulevard.

Chopper 5 was over the scene.  Thousands of ice cream bars are scattered on the roadway.

Video showed the driver being loaded into an ambulance on a stretcher.  No word on the extent of the driver's injuries.

Eastbound lanes on I-40 are blocked.  Drivers are being directed to proceed through the site of the accident on the shoulder of the road.

Keep checking WMCTV.COM for updates on the crash.