Police Wrangle Cows On I-40 After Cattle Truck Overturns

Interstate 40 near Ozark has traffic flowing again after an accident closed the highway and allowed cows to run loose.

OZARK (KFSM) — Several cattle ran loose on Interstate 40 near Ozark after a cattle truck overturned in a multi-vehicle accident, according to Arkansas State Police.

The inside eastbound lane closed and traffic was diverted off of Exit 35 while police tried to corral the bovine, police said.

The accident happened about 10:18 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 4). No immediate injuries to drivers or livestock were reported.

Ozark Police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office worked to round up the cattle and divert traffic. The accident was cleared and traffic resumed after about an hour.