PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — A tractor-trailer that was carrying dozens of cows overturned in rural Placer County on Tuesday morning.
The crash happened near Gold Hill and Chili Hill roads, northwest of Newcastle.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: Monday Is Deadline To Opt Out Of Advance Monthly Payments
Exactly what led up to the crash is unclear, but the trailer ended up on its side.READ MORE: Above-Average Wildfire Season Predicted To Continue Through September -- Or Maybe Longer
A total of 71 cows were on board at the time. Only minor injuries have been reported, California Highway Patrol says.
Officers say the cows are now being off-loaded onto a nearby property for the time being.MORE NEWS: Bayside Church Sets Up Mask-Only Section As Delta Variant Surges
Both Gold Hill and Chili Hill roads are closed in the area due to the incident. Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.