NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Why did the chicken cross the road? To get out of traffic after falling off a truck.
About 20 crates of live chickens fell off a truck just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Steuben Street on Staten Island, police said.READ MORE: Judge Rules Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner Will Not Have To Take Stand In Inquiry Into Eric Garner's Death
Some traffic delays were reported in the area as crews worked to clean up the street, CBS2 reported.READ MORE: Infant Girl, Mother Injured When Car Crashes Into Yonkers Store
The birds were eventually gathered up and brought to the 122nd Precinct so the owner could pick them up, 1010 WINS reported.MORE NEWS: 2 Abandoned Black Swans Rescued On Long Island
The chickens were on their way from New Jersey to Brooklyn before the incident.