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Chicken Truck Wrecks On I-59 In DeKalb County

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SULPHUR SPRINGS, Ala. (WHNT) – Crews in DeKalb County are still working to clean up a wreck on Interstate 59 involving a chicken truck.

It happened about 6 a.m. on I-59 northbound near Sulphur Springs.  Dozens of live chickens spilled out of cages onto the roadway.  Most of the chickens died.

The truck driver had some minor cuts, but is okay.  He apparently lost control on the wet roadway, according to a firefighter on the scene.  Alabama State Troopers are investigating the wreck.