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Bruce Highway reopened after chickens fly coop in crash

Chickens on the loose after truck rolls at Beerburrum
Chickens on the loose after truck rolls at Beerburrum

THE Bruce Hwy has reopened after hundreds of chickens escaped in a truck rollover at Beerburrum.

The livestock fled the trailer and were initially causing traffic chaos.

Emergency services were called to the rollover in the southbound lane, near Beerburrum Way, about 10.37am.

Police have blocked the highway and are diverting northbound traffic to Johnson Rd.

The driver was not been injured in the crash.

Workers are reportedly still  trying to gather up the chickens.

Topics:  bruce highway, chickens, rollover


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