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Chickens fly the coop in China after truck carrying them overturns

Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 01:00

Jan. 27 - More than 2,000 chickens escape from their cages after the truck carrying them overturns on a highway in southwest China, state media reports. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) More than 2,000 chickens escaped after a truck overturned on a highway in southwestern China's Guizhou Province on Saturday (January 25), state media reported. At first about 3,000 of them made a run for freedom, but police managed to seize 900 from the road and nearby bushes, and put them back into the cages. China's state broadcaster CCTV said the truck overturned due to the vehicle swerving from a sharp turn. There were no casualties reported in the incident, CCTV quoting the police said.

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Chickens fly the coop in China after truck carrying them overturns

Sunday, January 26, 2014 - 01:00