One lane open on I-20 WB after 18-wheeler carrying 65,000 baby chicks flipped

One lane open on I-20 WB after 18-wheeler carrying 65,000 baby chicks flipped
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT

WARREN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - All westbound lanes are blocked on I-20 at mile marker 13 after an 18-wheeler overturned.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. The driver was not injured in the crash.

According to MHP, 65,000 baby chicks were on the truck. Some of the chicks were injured.

18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT
18-wheeler carrying thousands of chicks overturns on I-20; Source: WLBT

As of 8:00 a.m., crews are still on scene working to clear the wreck.

Traffic is heavily impacted in this area.

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