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Car collides with 18-wheeler hauling chickens


An early morning accident involving a car and an 18-wheeler loaded with chickens sent two people to the hospital on Friday.

Waco Police say the accident happened around 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of Loop 340 and Orchard Lane.

The car and 18-wheeler crashed into each other and the big rig rolled over. Several chickens were scattered on the roadway.  

Both drivers were taken to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries.

Part of Loop 340 was closed and traffic was diverted as crews cleared the scene. The roadway opened up again before 7:00 a.m.

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