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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