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Family Sprays $20 Bills Onto Highway To Remember Loved One

Drivers and passengers scrambled for free cash on California freeway as a family threw out $20 bills onto the road while returning from cemetery as a way of remembering their loved one.

Drivers on an interstate in the Bay Area wound up in the cash lane Monday as one family chose a unique way to remember its loved one: dumping $500 on the highway.
Multiple people contacted the California Highway Patrol on Monday afternoon after wads of cash ended up strewn across several lanes of Interstate 880 in Hayward.

Dashcam footage obtained by KTVU shows cars coming to a stop as drivers and passengers rushed out to grab the money on the highway’s southbound lanes.

Family members, who asked to not be identified, told the television station that they had thrown about $500 out of their car, all in $20 bills on the way back from a funeral.
Dumping the dough was just a way to honor the man who died, according to a family member.

It’s an “Oakland thing,” a relative told KTVU.
Hayward CHP Officer Manuel Leal told KTVU there were multiple calls about $20 bills blowing on the freeway, but when officers arrived at the scene the money was gone.
The incident was similar to one that happened last year in New Jersey, when an armored truck spilled cash along a highway during the morning rush hour and sparked chaos.

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23 comments

  1. Nwangene Blessing George

    Wow! Good people still exist

  2. Ezenwajiugo Somto Prosper

    free money for the day, I wish this can happen in Nigeria one day

  3. Nwakile Maureen Uzoma

    Oh! I wish I was there, I will just pick my school fees for this year and next even my house rent, feeding, clothing and textbooks

  4. Ibeh Ifunanya Cynthia

    Pure madness

  5. Obika Juliet Ogechi

    Why not here in Nigeria

  6. Omenuko Adaobi Promise

    Money in the air..

  7. Egbuwalo Teniola Glory

    Wow…I can’t believe I missed that. I would have picked money to build my house.

  8. Chukwunedu Nkechi. F.

    Why did this not happen here… I would definitely pick

  9. where did this thing ? I want to go.

  10. Great this is good

  11. Ntoruka Maryjane

    Ntoruka Maryjane
    generosity in the highest order, I wish I was there

  12. Remembering the dead and helping at the same time. Its such an amazing thing.

  13. Such can’t be done here in Nigeria

  14. They are doing good by helping people too

  15. they should come and spray it here in nigeria

  16. Onuorah Adaeze Chidimma

    This one cannot happen in Naija

  17. Anagboso chimdimma joy

    Why can’t they do such in Nigeria

  18. Biko they should come and throw the money in igbariam

  19. wow!! I wish I was there to witness this

  20. As in eeh. I wish I was there. E pain me die.

  21. Chiekwe Blessing. N.

    Excess money.

  22. Lazarus Kelvin Chidiebube

    Money is talking

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