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Chicken truck crash closes down Hwy 99

Posted at 1:33 AM, Dec 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-31 14:12:14-05

All lanes of southbound Highway 99 near State Route 46 have reopened after a crash involving a semi truck hauling crates full of chickens.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of the big rig lost control of the truck around 1 a.m. Thursday causing the trailer to detach.

The driver of a Geo Metro crashed into the trailer and was taken to the hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

No word on where the truck was headed.