Overturned chicken truck forcing delays in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - An overturned truck carrying chickens is causing traffic delays in Polk County.

TxDOT issued a traffic alert around 10:40 a.m.

The wreck is in the southbound lanes of US 59 near the Trinity River bridge. Drivers should expect delays and closures.

TxDOT spokeswoman said the chickens are packaged fresh and TxDOT is in the process of getting the equipment to pick them up and the scene will hopefully be cleared by early to mid-afternoon.

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