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Pig Spill Closes Interstate 45 in Texas

The great pig escape lasted a few hours Thursday, but motorists had a traffic headache for most of the day on Interstate 45. Authorities were forced to shut down all lanes of I-45 in both directions near Pleasant Run Road early Thursday after an 18-wheeler loaded with about 100 pigs crashed. Some pigs made a dash for freedom.... "Some people were helping round them up," Dallas County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Melinda Urbina said in a Thursday telephone interview.
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