Semi filled with pigs crashes; I-71 southbound closed - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Semi filled with pigs crashes; I-71 southbound closed

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- I-71 southbound closed at the 27 mile marker after a semi-truck full of pigs crashed and overturned at about 3:45 Thursday morning.

Traffic is being detoured through Pendleton and Campbellsburg.

Several of the pigs were killed.  The remaining ones were rounded up and put in another truck.

The driver was not injured.

Kentucky State Police say all southbound lanes are closed for cleanup and aren't expected to open until 1 p.m. or so.

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