Thousands of newly born chickens walk on busy highway after their truck crashed


Chickens (illustration) 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Motorists in China, were surprised to see thousands of newly born chickens walking on a busy highway until they spotted a truck that was involved in an accident.

The incident unfolded early on Monday, in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.

The video shows the chicks running wild on the road while firefighters worked to free the driver from the cabin of the overturned truck.

The driver was trapped for a while, but he was not seriously injured. The video ends with images of the rescue team rounding up the chicks and placing them back into the truck.

Unfortunately, some chickens have died and some were seriously injured as a result of the crash. Several chickens suffered injuries after jumping off the damaged truck.

The truck was carrying a total of 30,000 chickens.