August 10, 2018 10:23 am
Updated: August 10, 2018 11:17 am

Overturned cattle truck closes part of Stoney Trail during Friday morning rush hour

Here's the play-by-play of an overturned cattle truck being uprighted after flipping on Stoney Trail in Calgary Friday.


A transport truck carrying 15 cows overturned on a busy Calgary expressway early Friday morning.

Police said the call came in at around 3:57 a.m. for a flipped truck on northbound Stoney Trail near Country Hills Boulevard.

The truck driver was not injured, police said. A veterinarian was brought in to check the cattle and they were found to be in good condition.

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Another trailer was brought in to remove the cattle from the overturned trailer and transport them from the scene.

The trailer was uprighted around 7:30 a.m. and the highway re-opened around 9 a.m.

WATCH: Overturned cattle transport truck on Stoney Trail snarls traffic Friday morning.

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