Moo-ving Photos: Firefighters Rescue Pregnant Cows In Freeway Crash
A trailer full of farm animals overturned on the 210 freeway, prompting firefighters to rescue two pregnant cows. It was quite mooving.
The driver lost control of the pickup truck pulling the 30-foot trailer on the freeway in Sylmar just before 11 a.m., causing the trailer to flip over on the road. According to KTLA, the driver was sent to the hospital in serious condition. All the animals in the trailer survived, and in total one dog, three sheep, and two pregnant cows were rescued.
"One of the cows is in distress, and right now it's a rush to try to get these cows... into veterinary care as soon as possible," said David Ortiz of the LAFD.
Although the dog and sheep were easily rescued by rescuers, the two cows had to be hoisted out, the first at 1:30 and the second at 2 p.m. Reportedly, a film crew from Animal Planet was on scene to film the rescue.