Dozens of pigs dead after rollover on Ontario highway west of Kitchener
Joshua Freeman, CP24.com (Canada)
July 27, 2020
Approximately 45 pigs are dead after a tractor trailer carrying livestock rolled over on a highway west of Kitchener, Ont.
Ontario Provincial Police said the vehicle was turning east onto Highway 7 at Nazfiger Road in Wilmot, Ont. when it rolled over Monday morning.
Roughly half of the 90 pigs onboard died in the rollover, police said.
The 41-year-old driver was taken to hospital as a precaution and did not sustain any serious injuries.
OPP said he has now been charged with careless driving and failing to properly wear a seatbelt...
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