Cows block traffic on Tennessee highway after semi overturns

A semi-truck hauling multiple cows overturned on a highway in Tennessee, blocking several lanes of traffic.

Metro Nashville Police Department

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A semi-truck hauling multiple cows has overturned on a highway in Tennessee, subsequently blocking several lanes of traffic in the area, CBS affiliate WTVF-TV reports

The truck overturned on Friday afternoon in Davidson County, in the northbound lanes of Interstate 40.

Police said the truck driver did not sustain injuries in the crash. Two of the cows died in the crash.

Several cows that managed to escape were rounded up on the highway.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.