Roads closed for several hours after cattle truck turns over on I-27 near Rockwell

Published: Sep. 7, 2023 at 9:55 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2023 at 4:20 PM CDT

RANDALL COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - A tractor trailer hauling cattle overturned in the center median of Interstate 27 about 9:30 a.m. between Canyon and Amarillo.

DPS Sgt. Cindy Barkley said some cattle got out but responders contained them.

The southbound lanes and one northbound lane of I-27 were closed for about three hours to get the cattle out of the truck and into another one.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

The crash happened in the area of southbound I-27 south of Rockwell Road.

The cattle truck turned over, causing cattle to run loose on both the northbound and southbound lanes.

RCFD and CFD are on scene of a cattle truck/car accident on I-27 and Rockwell Rd. Expect delays to traffic both northbound and southbound.

Posted by Randall County Fire Department on Thursday, September 7, 2023

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Posted by Canyon Police Department on Thursday, September 7, 2023

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Posted by Gracie's Project on Thursday, September 7, 2023
Cattle loose after truck turns over on I-27
Cattle loose after truck turns over on I-27(KFDA)