18-wheeler carrying hogs overturns, catches fire in Texas

WILMER, Texas (WJTV) — An accident on I-45 in Wilmer, Texas shut down the road in both directions.

An 18-wheeler that was carrying pigs crashed, sending many of the hogs free along the interstate, according to CBS DFW.

The truck overtuned and caught fire.

Emergency crews were on the scene trying to clear up the wreck and round up the hogs.

Wilmer Police asked for help from the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department livestock unit. They also call a hazardous materials crew to the scene to handle the injured and dead animals.

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