Police: Truck With 100 Monkeys Crashes, Some of Them Missing

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Crates holding unrecorded  monkeys are collected adjacent  to the trailer they were being transported successful  on  authorities   Route 54 astatine  the intersection with Interstate 80 adjacent   Danville, Pa., connected  Jan. 21, 2022. (Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP)

Crates holding unrecorded monkeys are collected adjacent to the trailer they were being transported successful on authorities Route 54 astatine the intersection with Interstate 80 adjacent Danville, Pa., connected Jan. 21, 2022. (Jimmy May/Bloomsburg Press Enterprise via AP)

DANVILLE, Pa.—A motortruck carrying astir 100 monkeys was progressive successful a crash Friday successful Pennsylvania, authorities constabulary said arsenic authorities searched for astatine slightest 3 of the monkeys that appeared to person escaped the vehicle.

The motortruck carrying the animals crashed with a dump motortruck successful the day successful Montour County, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Andrea Pelachick told the Daily Item.

The motortruck had been connected its mode to a lab, Pelachick said.

Authorities person asked residents who mightiness spot the monkeys to telephone authorities constabulary astatine 570-524-2662.

It was unclear if immoderate radical oregon animals were injured successful the crash.

The Associated Press

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