Cows Die In Truck Fire On Trans Canada Highway

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 12:25 PM

Three cows have been killed in an accident on the Trans Canada Highway near New Maryland.

RCMP say a transport truck burst into flames just before 6 last night.

The truck was carrying more than 40 head of cattle and two horses.

The highway was closed for three hours while the investigation was underway and the highway was cleared.

An investigation has determined the the fire originated from a wheel on the trailer.