Chicken truck overturns on Delaware highway; birds sent flying

An unusual traffic jam was ruffling the feathers of rush-hour commuters in Dover, Delaware Thursday morning.

A chicken truck overturned on a highway, according to the Dover Police Department, which tweeted a photo of the feathered chaos:

Police said the truck overturned before 6:30 a.m. on Route 13 and there were no reports of injuries, according to WBOC-TV. There was no immediate word on what caused the truck to overturn.

The accident was causing traffic delays as the cleanup continued, the police said on their Facebook page.

Dover Police Department