Lakeland Police Department (LPD) told this site an unknown quantity of beef and chicken was thrown onto a road when an intrastate CSX train, travelling from Winter Haven to Jacksonville, struck a semi-truck at a railroad crossing at 23:45.
The impact of the crash caused the semi-truck to split in half, spilling the beef and chicken across the road at North Ingram Avenue, Florida, US.
No injuries have been reported, although an official traffic collision report is not yet finalised.
The CSX train was cleared to depart the area at 05:43 on Wednesday 13 December.
CSX could not be reached for comment at the time of writing.