Some cows still on the loose after 18-wheeler crash - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

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Some cows still on the loose after 18-wheeler crash

The truck was carrying around 100 cows, many of which escaped and were wandering the interstate and surrounding areas Source: WLBT The truck was carrying around 100 cows, many of which escaped and were wandering the interstate and surrounding areas Source: WLBT
Tray Funches with the Hinds County EOC says that the cow was hit by a van and has a broken leg.  Source: WLBT Tray Funches with the Hinds County EOC says that the cow was hit by a van and has a broken leg.  Source: WLBT
A couple of cows escaped the accident and some officers had to tied down a cow to street sign. Source: WLBT A couple of cows escaped the accident and some officers had to tied down a cow to street sign. Source: WLBT
Funches says they are still looking for about 8 cows that escaped around the Frontage Road near the Nissan dealership.  Source: WLBT Funches says they are still looking for about 8 cows that escaped around the Frontage Road near the Nissan dealership.  Source: WLBT
JPD was able to corner some of the cows behind a gas station on Gallatin Street.   Source: WLBT JPD was able to corner some of the cows behind a gas station on Gallatin Street.   Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

All lanes of I-20 are now back open after a situation involving some cows turned into a big mess on the interstate. 

It all started when an 18-wheeler overturned on I-20 near I-55 in Jackson just after 3 am.

The truck was carrying around 100 cows, many of which escaped and were wandering the interstate and surrounding areas. There was one accident with an injury where a driver hit a stray cow.

Tray Funches with the Hinds County EOC says that the cow was hit by a van and has a broken leg. 

In addition to the cows, the 18-wheeler also spilled diesel all over the interstate.

Cattle herders were on the scene all morning to help.

A couple of cows escaped the accident and some officers had to tied down a cow to street sign.

JPD was able to corner some of the cows behind a gas station on Gallatin Street.  

At around 10:15 am, Funches says about 94 of the cows were loaded into a truck. He says he thinks that one died while inside of it.  

Funches says they are still looking for about 8 cows that escaped around the Frontage Road near the Nissan dealership. 

The truck that was carrying the cows is from a cattle shipping company. The driver went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cows are being taken to Curtis Massey Cattle Company on West Mayes Street in Jackson. 

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