Cows killed as train crashes into cattle trailer

 

by KMPH/Eyewitness News (CA)

March 13th 2019

 

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A train collided Wednesday with a trailer carrying cattle near Highway 43 and Pond Road.

 

The California Highway Patrol said around 9 a.m. they were called about a trailer stuck on the tracks. When they arrived, they found the trailer had been struck by a train.

 

Inside the trailer there was 36 cattle, and only eight of the cattle survived the crash, according to the CHP.

 

The CHP said these were milking cows, and all were pregnant at the time of the collision.

 

The driver of the trailer was able to get...

 

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