Overturned 18-Wheeler Carrying Pigs Slows Traffic In Greenwood C - WSPA.com

Overturned 18-Wheeler Carrying Pigs Slows Traffic In Greenwood Co.

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Courtesy Greenwood Today Courtesy Greenwood Today

Pigs were walking around Highway 25 in Greenwood County Friday morning after a tractor trailer accident.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 2:00 a.m. on southbound U.S. 25 between Highway 225 and 178 East.

Both southbound lanes were closed at one point before a single lane of travel was cleared.

Greenwood Today reports the tractor trailer overturned after it apparently struck an abandoned car that was parked in the median.

Some of the 100 hogs were killed according to Greenwood Today, but many of the animals got loose after the crash.

One person was transported to Self Regional Medical Center to receive treatment for minor injuries.

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