SMYRNA, Del. (WPVI) -- Police have reopened Route 1 in Smyrna, Delaware after a crash involving two tractor trailers, including one that was hauling live chickens.
The crash happened before 4 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes near exit 119.
Delaware State Police said in a statement that one of the trucks overturned in the crash.
Neither driver was injured, but the chicken trailer spilled its load of live chickens over a 1/4 mile stretch of the highway.
The southbound lanes were blocked for hours as crews cleared away the overturned trailer and the chickens.
All lanes were back open by 10:15 a.m.
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