Friday, April 15, 2016

Tractor Trailer Carrying Cattle Crashes Friday Morning

On Friday morning, around 7:00am, emergency personnel were called to Milemarker 114 on the Southbound lanes of Interstate 81 for an overturned tractor trailer hauling cattle.

Sources say that the truck was carrying around 70 young calves but 5 died in the crash.

The driver of the truck reportedly fell asleep and the truck jackknifed causing the truck to flip onto it's side.

The driver was not injured in the crash.

The interstate was not closed but causing traffic delays for a few hours while the scene was cleared.