Semi-truck carrying 165 hogs crashes on Route 128

 

by WICS/WRSP/FOX 55-27 Illinois

August 8th 2019

 

EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A semi-truck hauling 165 hogs crashed on Route 128 on Thursday, police say.

 

The crash happened just two miles north of Beecher City at 5:25 a.m.

 

The semi-truck was traveling northbound on Route 128 when the passenger's side trailer tires left the north side of the roadway.

 

The vehicle then flipped over and slid off the side of the roadway.

 

Police say it came to a rest in a ditch.

 

The driver, Robert E. White, 45, of Jackson, Ill., was cited…

 

… No word yet on the condition of the hogs.

 

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