Tractor-trailer crash, pigs on the loose shut down interstate near Dallas, Texas

Pigs loose on I-45 near Dallas, Texas (CBS DFW)

WILMER, Texas (WNCN) — A tractor-trailer carrying a load of pigs crashed Thursday morning in Wilmer, Texas, outside of Dallas, and shut down Interstate 45, according to CBS DFW.

The truck crashed into the median on I-45 around 6:30 a.m. local time. The big rig then flipped on its side and burst into flames, according to CBS DFW. Both sides of I-45 in the area were shut down.

The truck was loaded with hogs and some of those hogs were able to get out of the truck and begin roaming the interstate.

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