The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Cows block traffic on I-40 in Tennessee after semi overturns
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBS News) — A semi-truck hauling multiple cows has overturned on a highway in Tennessee, subsequently blocking several lanes of traffic in the area, CBS affiliate WTVF-TV reports.
The truck overturned on Friday afternoon in Davidson County, in the northbound lanes of Interstate 40.
Police said the truck driver did not sustain injuries in the crash. Two of the cows died in the crash.
Several cows that managed to escape were rounded up on the highway.
Cattle truck overturned on Briley Pkwy North near I-40. Driver ok. Several cows rounded up. Traffic being diverted. Plan alternate route. pic.twitter.com/plR067YsVN
— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) October 13, 2017
— Brandon Marshall (@NC5_BMarshall) October 13, 2017