Cattle truck accident blocks Cowley County highway

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COWLEY COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) -

A portion of a highway was blocked this morning when a cattle truck overturned.   

The accident happened at U.S. Highway 160 and 21st Road before 4:00 a.m. Cowley County investigators said the truck was southbound on 21st Road when it crossed the center line and rolled on highway 160, blocking the eastbound lane.   

Of the 36 cattle on board, 30 escaped from the trailer.   Volunteers were brought in to herd the cattle.  

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