Drivers Kill Pregnant Cow on NC Interstate

There's no doubt that highways are dangerous, especially near rural areas where animals could step on the road just because they're going berserk. And, when this does happen, only God knows if the driver will survive. In northwest Charlotte however, a mad cow (we're pretty sure the animal wasn't suffering from the mad cow disease, we're using the term with the main meaning) escaped from a nearby farm and entered the highway.

But the cow wasn't alone. Noooo, three cows and a bull managed to escape the farm, according to a report by WBTV, which makes the whole "adventure" even more dangerous for those traveling on the highway.

Only that a single cow actually stepped on the highway and attempted to pass the road. Of course, the inevitable happened and multiple cars hit the animal. But none of them knew that the cow was pregnant, as investigators were quoted as saying by the aforementioned source. Sure, this information doesn't change things too much, but the resulting damage was a lot bigger.

A Honda sportscar driver was the "lucky" one who collided with the animal around 3 a.m. on Interstate 486 near Mount Holly Road. He tried to avoid the impact, but there was simply not enough time, he said.

"Boom! There's a cow, and I couldn't turn fast enough,"
one driver said.

Traffic in the area was obviously blocked, as police and local authorities removed debris and the carcass that spread on no less than 69 yards (63m) on two lanes. None of the drivers involved were hurt.
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