Pig truck overturned: freeway free again | NDR.de – news


Status: 21.01.2021 5:59 p.m.

After an animal transporter overturned, numerous pigs were initially on the A7.

An accident on the A7 near Neumünster-Süd is currently causing problems and a traffic jam heading south. Shortly after 3 p.m., according to the police, an animal transporter with piglets overturned in the exit.  The  driver and front passenger of the truck were seriously injured. © www.de24.news

 The  road is now clear again. However, clearing work is still in progress, so the Neumünster-Süd exit is still closed.

Piglet on the highway

30 to 40 piglets were able to break free and ran across the motorway. © www.de24.news

 The y are now captured. Most of the approximately 750 animals remained locked in the truck, according to the police. © www.de24.news

 The y are partially on top of each other. A veterinarian is now on site taking care of injured piglets. How many died is not clear.

How exactly the accident happened is still unclear. How long the clean-up will take is currently unclear.

Pigs run in front of an overturned truck on the A7.  © Daniel Friedrichsen Photo: Daniel Friedrichsen

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Vehicles are stuck in a traffic jam on a motorway.  © dpa bildfunk Photo: Axel Heimken

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