A cardboard box full of cash fell on Thursday in Grand Haven from the back of the man's lorry to US 31, said the city's public safety department.
The police responded to reports that traffic stopped when motorists stopped collecting bills "scattered on the road."
"Officers temporarily closed the lanes and were assisted by witnesses in picking up the money," the department said in a statement on Thursday.
The owner of the money eventually arrived and told the officers that he had about $ 30,000.
"He said he unintentionally left the box at the bumper of his truck, the box dropped off the bumper while driving north on the Beacon Blvd., which sent money south of the bridge over the lane," said the police.
The police praises those who return money
. The police said the officials and spectators eventually cashed in $ 2,470 from the bank and asked anyone who had taken other bills to hand over the cash to the public security department of Grand Haven.
"All money has been removed and treasure hunters are advised not to walk or drive in lanes or other areas," warned Thursday's statement.
It is said that a woman returned $ 3,880 and two 1
"Than k you and go away! We recommend you for your honesty! The owner of the money will be grateful be, "said the statement from Facebook.
That blows only $ 23,000 in the wind. Approximately.