Livestock trailer carrying hogs overturns near Grand Island

Livestock trailer carrying hogs overturns near Grand Island
Courtesy/Nebraska State Patrol photo — 9-28-22
September 29th, 2022 | KRVN News/Nebraska State Patrol

Grand Island, Neb. — A livestock trailer carrying hogs overturned on Interstate 80 near Grand Island.

The Nebraska State Patrol was called to the incident just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Nebraska State Patrol photo — 9-28-22

Multiple agencies responded to the scene at mile marker 318. The driver had minor injuries, but was not in need of being transported to a medical facility.

Some of the hogs died at the scene. The rest of the animals were rounded up and placed in another truck to be transported from the site.

It was determined that the crash was caused by a burst tire. NSP troopers used rolling rollblocks to slow traffic approaching the crash scene to allow for clean-up.

The road was cleared and normal operations resumed.


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