More than 200 sheep die in UK motorway crash
The animals were being transported in Dumfries and Galloway on Monday night.
More than 200 sheep have died after a lorry transporting the animals overturned.
The crash happened on the A76 in Dumfries and Galloway on Monday evening.
We are appealing for witnesses following an RTC which closed the #A76 overnight. Crash happened around 10:50 PM last night (Monday 25th) near to Enterkinfoot, south of Mennock. The driver received minor injuries, however over 200 sheep onboard died. Road now open #DGRoads pic.twitter.com/yMGvoiXXjc— Nithsdale Police (@NithsdalePolice) February 26, 2019
Nithsdale Police tweeted an image of the Wm Armstrong transporter on its side near Enterkinfoot.
The driver received only minor injuries.
The route has since reopened and officers have appealed for witnesses to the crash at around 10.50pm.
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