Half-Ton of Bacon Falls On Unsuspecting Man

Police: "It's a rather unusual accident, you might say."

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It turns out there is such a thing as too much bacon, much to the chagrin of Ron Swanson.

An unsuspecting Swede found that out the hard way 7 a.m. Thursday after a whopping 600 kgs —that’s 1,322 pounds — tumbled from a trolley in the meatpacking district onto one early morning commuter.

“It’s a rather unusual accident, you might say,” police spokesperson Peter Adlersson told Sweden’s The Local.

The man sustained minor back injuries. His cholesterol levels are unknown.

6 comments
GeeRogers
GeeRogers

This is both a tragedy and a dream come true.

JacquesCuze
JacquesCuze

"His cholesterol levels are unknown."

You're a horrible individual Laura. I'd like to buy you a beer.

klishnor
klishnor

Considering that a man in Spain has just been crushed to death by grapes, how long will it be before we can expect to hear:

"When Food Attacks! Coming soon to the History Channel."

kingbeauregard
kingbeauregard

Unsuspecting Man really is the worst superhero.

Then again, Half-Ton of Bacon really is the worst supervillain.