28-02-2009 01:22 AM | News

United Kingdom-Cattle float overturns on M6 Motorway.



A cattle truck carrying several cows overturned on the M6 in Lancashire, causing traffic chaos in the area.

The incident forced the closure of two lanes northbound between junctions 32 and 33 near Lancaster at around 8am on Friday.

It resulted in lengthy traffic queues both on the motorway and on the A6 stretching back towards Preston.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said there were no injuries in the accident.

He added: "The trailer which was carrying cows overturned, taking the vehicle that was pulling it with it. There were about six cows and none of them were hurt."

The two lanes were reopened at around 10am.

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