Cattle Truck Crash Closes I-40 near Winston-Salem

A tractor-trailer hauling 41 cattle crashed on Interstate 40 in Winston-Salem Tuesday morning, closing the eastbound lanes near NC-109.

While firefighters report there were cattle deaths due to the crash, they aren’t sure of an exact number.

North Carolina Department of Transportation officials reported the crash around 3:20 a.m. Authorities report no humans were injured.

Photo credit: City of Winston-Salem