LITTLE ROCK, AR (AP) - Plenty of people were calling the hogs Thursday after a large pig escaped its trailer and ran around a busy Arkansas interstate, snarling traffic during the morning commute.
Arkansas State Police say the pig jumped out of its trailer and ran across Interstate 30 at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday in southwest Little Rock.
Authorities say the pig's owners tried to corral the animal, while state troopers attempted to surround the pig when it approached a police car.
Troopers tell the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1fRLwxd ) that the pig was eventually tackled, then killed.
Traffic started flowing again by midmorning Thursday.
Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, http://www.arkansasonline.com