Author Topic: Truck crash in NSW kills over 200 sheep 14.1.2012  (Read 2072 times)

WA Export News

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6669
  • Karma: +4/-0
Truck crash in NSW kills over 200 sheep 14.1.2012
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2012, 12:48:27 AM »
Truck crash kills over 200 sheep

January 14, 2012 .

MORE than 200 sheep have been killed in a truck rollover near Orange in the NSW central west.

Police say the truck was carrying about 500 sheep when it crashed on Millthorpe Rd, Millthorpe, about 9pm (AEDT) last night.

The truck driver escaped uninjured.

The road was closed for the salvage operation while a veterinarian assessed the condition of the surviving sheep.

Police said more than 200 of the livestock were killed or put down as a result of the accident.

A spokeswoman said they were attempting to establish the circumstances of the crash and anyone with information was asked to contact Crime Stoppers.

« Last Edit: January 15, 2012, 12:50:35 AM by WA Export News »