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Chicken truck flips on I-24, trapping driver

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Chicken truck flips on I-24, trapping driver
Emergency workers with the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Fire Department (CFD) work to free a truck driver Tuesday along Interstate 24 after a crash. (Courtesy: CFD)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A truck driver had to be extricated from their cab on Tuesday after a crash along Interstate 24 eastbound in Tennessee.

According to the Chattanooga Fire Department, the tractor-trailer, which was hauling live chickens, struck a guardrail and flipped in the median, trapping the driver and sending chickens all over the interstate.

Further information about the crash was not immediately available.

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Hundreds of chickens were strewn along Interstate 24 in Tennessee Tuesday after a truck accident. (Courtesy: Chattanooga, Tennessee, Fire Department)
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