Tractor-trailer carrying 160-plus pigs overturns, blocks portion of Godwin Boulevard in Suffolk


Suffolk Fire & Rescue

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to an overturned tractor-trailer early Monday morning.

It was carrying 160-180 pigs at the time of the accident. Smithfield Foods sent a response team to the scene to assist with operations.

Emergency communications was notified around 1:42 a.m. for the accident in the 4100 block of Godwin Boulevard. The road reopened around 8:30 a.m.

The driver received treatment for minor injuries on scene and was cited for failing to maintain proper control.

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