We sometimes anticipate fender benders, development, and horrible drivers to trigger visitors — however by no means will we think about that our morning commutes shall be disrupted by free livestock.
Welp, naturally chaos ensued after a tractor-trailer transporting cattle overturned on Monday morning, releasing greater than 70 cows onto a freeway in Georgia.
The trailer containing the cows rolled over on a ramp heading onto the I-285 on the Cobb Cloverleaf, the Georgia Division of Transportation instructed the Atlanta Journal-Structure. The Georgia DOT has captured a couple of of the cows that escaped from the tractor, however are nonetheless in search of extra with the assistance of native authorities.
I-285 EB close to I-75. Site visitors is backed up resulting from an overturned TT and have launched a whole lot of cattle. This cow is on the bridge over the Chattahoochee River, proper on the Cobb county line heading west. Our upkeep truck is obstructing the cow in to maintain it secure. @GADeptofTrans pic.twitter.com/6wZGkseAzy
— Georgia DOT ATL (@GDOTATL) October 1, 2018
The AJC additionally reported that native horse homeowners have linked up with authorities to assist monitor down and herd a few of the stray cows to security.
Sadly, 10 cows reportedly died, however fortunately the remaining cows that survived the crash are slowly being herded and transported to security.