Tractor-trailer carrying live turkeys flips, closing US-29 exit ramp in Campbell County

Most of the 837 turkeys survived the crash

CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. – A tractor-trailer hauling turkeys crashed and temporarily closed an exit ramp on US-29 in Campbell County on Tuesday.

Authorities said the accident happened at 6 a.m. and closed the northbound US-460 exit ramp.

There were 837 turkeys on board, and authorities said that most of them survived the crash.

The driver has been charged with reckless driving, according to Virginia State Police.

10 News reporter Tim Harfmann is at the scene:

LIVE: Tim Harfmann WSLS 10 News is on the scene where a tractor-trailer carrying live turkeys overturned in Campbell County.

Posted by WSLS 10 / on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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