EXCLUSIVE: Horrific moment a truck driver drives into a flock of sheep and INSTANTLY kills dozens of animals
- Terrifying footage shows a truck crashing into a flock of sheep in South Australia
- Dashcam video shows a Collins Trucks Adelaide vehicle driving at night
- Truck turns the corner before cattle emerge from the darkness
- The driver hits the brakes but runs into hundreds of sheep, killing them instantly
- South Australia Police are investigating the incident
Shocking footage shows the moment a truck driver drove into a flock of hundreds of sheep after failing to spot the animals crossing the road in the middle of the night.
The truckie, who works for Collins Trucks Adelaide, was driving on a dual carriageway when the incident happened last Wednesday night.
The driver turns a corner before suddenly turning on the truck’s high beams, revealing the huge flock of sheep trying to cross the road.
A truck drove into a flock of hundreds of sheep on a regional road in South Australia last week, killing dozens of livestock
The man slams on the brakes, but he can’t avoid crashing into more than 100 animals.
When the truck finally comes to a stop, terrified sheep that survived the incident are seen running off the road.
“It’s not often that a farmer hauls a flock of sheep at 10am at night,” a Collins Trucks worker told Daily Mail Australia.
Gruesome footage from the crime scene shows dozens of bodies strewn along the road and under the truck.
Gruesome images from the crime scene show dead sheep wedged under the truck’s wheels
A road worker tries to peel dead sheep off the road after they were hit by the vehicle
A heartbreaking image shows a sheep peering over the bodies of its flock
A heartbreaking photo shows a sheep standing next to the truck, looking over the bodies of its flock.
Another picture shows a worker trying to peel a sheep off the road.
A spokesman for Collins Trucks said the driver was “perfectly fine” but declined to comment on the matter.
South Australia Police have been contacted for comment.
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