Truck full of chickens overturns, blocks NC road

CONNELLY SPRINGS, N.C. (WNCN) – A road in Burke County was closed Thursday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying chickens overturned.

Chicken crates block road in Burke County. (WBTV)
PHOTOS: Chicken truck overturns

The incident happened just before 6:30 a.m. on Old Lauren Road near Miller Bridge Road.

Crews responded to clean up the roadway and told motorists to expect delays in the area. The road is expected to be closed until noon.

No word on injuries or exactly how the accident happened.

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