In one of the more bizarre and macabre accidents we've ever seen, a truck carrying 400 sheep turned on its side on an overpass in Australia yesterday, ripping the trailer open and tossing the hapless livestock onto the traffic below, according to reports.

One car rolled over four times and a number of other vehicles had the animals fall through their windshields as they drove through the downpour of sheep, which can weigh more than 100 pounds each.

"We looked up and we could see the truck flip on its side and then the next minute, we were underneath and yeah, raining sheep doesn't happen everyday," said Kristy Davis, a witness, talking to reporters.

No people were seriously hurt during the incident. But the sheep were not as lucky. A final tally by reporters said that fewer than 10 sheep survived. The chaos caused some nine hours of delays on the roads.

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      Jack Schneider
      • 2 Years Ago
      400 sheep in one truck?! Wtf…
      natron3030
      • 2 Years Ago
      Damn that's a lot of sheep... I wonder if the officers fell asleep as they were tallying them.
        inkarri
        • 2 Years Ago
        @natron3030
        I wish I could hit "Like" 1 million times for that!
      KY
      • 2 Years Ago
      RIP... sheep
      Dejon Watson
      • 2 Years Ago
      The blonde girl in the beginning of the video was talking like a sheep
        NightFlight
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Dejon Watson
        She was obnoxious. Fake crying annoys the hell out of me.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Dejon Watson
        [blocked]
      KenBreezy
      • 2 Years Ago
      Just last week in Dallas a truck carrying cows overturned on a bridge and over 10-12 cows jumped over the rails and fell about 60ft to there deaths. In all they put down 40+ cows...Truck driver was going to fast on the curb leading to the bridge.
      Vu
      • 2 Years Ago
      nooooooo! not the sheep!!!!!!
      Dante
      • 2 Years Ago
      Was the blonde talking like a sheep on purpose?
      JF GeSchmidtt
      • 2 Years Ago
      400 lonely high school boys in Sydney tonight. Oh the humanity!...
      SpaceGhost
      • 2 Years Ago
      I feel so sad for the sheep.
      Autoblog Sucks
      • 2 Years Ago
      Well, I guess unsubscribe, you guys are more jalopnik with stupid stories now than you are autoblog. Stories about rich white Rastafarian douche bag clothing designers self funding ego stroking documentaries, victims of random weather events and accidents that don't have anything to do with autos other than an auto being present. Then stupid stories like this that are just depressing and pointless. A look at the comments from autobloggers and you can see the decline.
      BB79826
      • 2 Years Ago
      God, that's horrible. But seriously, they crammed 400 sheep into a single 53' trailer? Good lord.
      mxmjoh
      • 2 Years Ago
      this is the best thing ive ever seen on autoblog
        dukeisduke
        • 2 Years Ago
        @mxmjoh
        Now re-read it, with an Australian accent. Made me chuckle.
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