Chicken Truck Accident Closes Interstate Ramp

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By Celeste Smith

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Updated: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:36:32 EST

A chicken truck accident closes the on-ramp to Interstate 16 from Gray Highway in Macon just before noon.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the strap holding the chicken containers broke as the truck was attempting to turn onto I-16 from Gray Highway.  According to witnesses, the load shifted causing the truck and trailer to overturn. 

Deputies say the Perdue company is sending workers and another truck and trailer to assist in the cleanup efforts.  The on-ramp to Interstate 16 will remain closed until the cleanup is complete.

One passenger in the truck was transported to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of minor injuries.

 

 

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