Lorry carrying 170 PIGS overturns on motorway in Spain

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There was chaos on a motorway today as a lorry carrying 170 pigs overturned in Spain. 

Three lanes were closed after the crash, which involved six vehicles. Some of the animals escaped the lorry after it crashed into a guard rail, El Periodico reported.

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The crash happened around 9.05am on the A6 highway in Las Rozas near Madrid, Spain.

Firefighters managed to collect two escaped animals while others sadly died in the crash.

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According to reports, a man, 46, was left with a head injury and was taken to hospital and emergency services treated four other people for minor injuries.

The incident caused a large traffic jam at the end of rush hour however the road has now reopened.




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