I-45 Closed After Semi Carrying Nearly 200 Hogs Crashes, Catches Fire

Around 6:30am today, an 18-wheeler carrying a load of pigs crashed with a car at the center median south of I-45 in Wilmer, turning on it’s side, bursting into flames, according to CBS 11.

Fortunately the driver wasn’t injured.

i 45 pigs 3 I 45 Closed After Semi Carrying Nearly 200 Hogs Crashes, Catches Fire

CBS DFW

No word on how many pigs survived and at one point they were scattered about 3-4 miles.

North and south bound lanes of I-45 were closed.

Wilmer Police Lieutenant Eric Pon said this morning they were still trying to determine the exact cause of the accident.

 

 

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