(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A livestock truck carrying cattle overturned on 36 Highway in St. Joseph Wednesday morning.
Police said around 100 cows were on board and between 25-50 got loose. Officers spent several hours trying to round up the livestock. Eleven cows remain on the loose.
The crash happened around 5:00 a.m. and closed parts of the highway from 10th Street to 22nd Street while officers tried to herd the cattle and clean up the wreck. Parts of Pickett Drive at South Belt Highway and Easton Road were also shut down for short time for loose cattle.
The driver of the livestock truck was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.